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Dr. Xianfeng Chen

MTIF Fellow, Biosensors, Opto-nano-medical technology


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.


Areas of Expertise

  • Biosensors
  • Fibreoptics
  • Imaging
  • Optics
  • Bio-nano-photonics
  • Nano-photonic technologies for Healthcare & Environmental Monitoring
  • Nanomaterials
  • Thin film nano-coating
  • Opto-microfluidic biochips
  • Optical sensors and network


Roles and Responsibilities

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.

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Dr. Yang Wei
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James Meadwell
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Prof John Hunt
Prof. John Hunt
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