Lab on a chip technologies for algae detection : a review

A.M. Schaap, T. Rohrlack, Y.J. Bellouard

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Abstract

Over the last few decades, lab on a chip technologies have emerged as powerful tools for high-accuracy diagnosis with minute quantities of liquid and as tools for exploring cell properties in general. In this paper, we present a review of the current status of this technology in the context of algae detection and monitoring. We start with an overview of the detection methods currently used for algae monitoring, followed by a review of lab on a chip devices for algae detection and classification, and then discuss a case study based on our own research activities. We conclude with a discussion on future challenges and motivations for algae-oriented lab on a chip technologies.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)661-672
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Biophotonics
Volume5
Issue number8-9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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