Xianfeng Chen is an Associate Professor in Physics and Bio-nano-photonics at Nottingham Trent University. His research centres on exploiting cutting-edge technologies by combining innovative methods and new nanomaterials to enable the next-generation of integrated nano-photonic platform for biosensing and biomedical imaging in healthcare, early diagnosis, food safety and environmental monitoring.
Some of the biggest developments in the realm of the very small are emerging from fields of nanotech, photonics and biotechnology. Their integration opens the door to revolutionary applications in fields including healthcare, medicine and environmental monitoring.
Dr Xianfeng Chen
Current Research Areas & Activities
The Light-matter interaction
Design and fabrication of photonic devices
2D materials synthesis, deposition & characterisation
Biomaterials and photothermal therapy
Biosensing and biomedical imaging
Diagnostics and health car
Nano-photonic technologies for
healthcare & environmental monitorin
Thin film nano-coating
Optical sensors and network
Point-of-care medical device
Early diagnostics and rapid detection
D. Liu, L. Zhou, L. Huang, Z. Zuo, V. Ho, L. Jin, Y. Lu, X. Chen, J. Zhao, D. Qian, H. Liu, H. Mao, “Microfluidic integrated capacitive biosensor for C-reactive protein label-free and real-time detection,” Analyst 146 (17), 5380-5388, 2021.
L. Zhou, C. Liu, Z. Sun, H. Mao, L. Zhang, X. Yu, J. Zhao, X. Chen, “Black phosphorus based fiber optic biosensor for ultrasensitive cancer diagnosis,” Biosens. Bioelectron. Vol. 137, 140-147, 2019.
C. Liu, Z. Sun, L. Zhang, J. Lv, X. Yu, L. Zhang, X. Chen, “Black phosphorus integrated fiber grating for ultrasensitive heavy metal sensing,” Sens. Actuators B: Chemical, Vol. 257, 1093-1098, 2018.
C. Liu, L. Zhou, Z. Sun, B. Xu, H. Mao, J. Zhao, L. Zhang, X. Chen, “Graphene oxide functionalized long period fiber grating for highly sensitive hemoglobin detection,” Sens. Actuators B: Chemical, Vol. 261, 91-96, 2018.
C. Liu, Q. Cai, B. Xu, W. Zhu, L. Zhang, J. Zhao, X. Chen, “Graphene oxide functionalized long period grating for ultrasensitive label-free immunosensing,” Biosens. Bioelectron. Vol. 94, 200-206, 2017.
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