Reviews the most recent advances in the synthesis of materials for molecular recognition in analyte-receptor systems. Discusses the preparation and characterization of surface thin films. Considers new strategies for chemical signal transduction. Examines the microfabrication and miniaturization of sensor devices. Addresses interdisciplinary development in the science of chemical sensing.
Chemically Sensitive Interfaces ; Design of Thin Films with Nanometer Porosity for Molecular Recognition ; Zeolite Synthesis: Can It Be Designed? ; Design, Synthesis, and Characterization of Gated Ion Transporters ; Langmuir-Blodgett Monolayers as Templates for the Self-Assembly of Zirconium Organophosphonate Films ; Shape-Selective Intercalation and Chemical Sensing in Metal Phosphonate Thin Films ; High Surface Area Silica Particles as a New Vehicle for Ligand Immobilization on the Quartz Crystal Microbalance ; Selective Detection of SO[2(g) at the P-Type Porous Silicon-Gas Interface: Photophysical Evaluation of Interfacial Chemistry ; Chemical Sensors and Devices Based on Molecule-Superconductor Structures ; Synthesis and Characterization of Two-Dimensional Molecular Recognition Interfaces ; Channel Mimetic Sensing Membranes Based on Host-Guest Molecular Recognition by Synthetic Receptors ; Passivation and Gating at the Electrode-Solution Interface via Monomolecular Langmuir-Blodgett Films: Mechanism of Alkanethiol Binding to Gold ; Design and Electrochemical Characterization of Lipid Membrane-Electrode Interfaces ; Molecular Modeling and Chemical Sensor Response ; Enhanced Metal Nucleation with Self-Assembled Monolayers of *w-Substituted Silanes Studied by Scanning Force Microscopy ; Scanning Tunneling Microscopy on a Compressible Mercury Sessile Drop ; Nucleation and Growth of Molecular Crystals on Molecular Interfaces: Role of Chemical Functionality and Topography ; Organic-Inorganic Molecular Beam Epitaxy: Ordered Monolayers of Phthalocyanines, Naphthalocyanines, and Coronene on Cu (100), SnS[2, (0001), and MoS[2 (0001) ; Surface Sensitivity of Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy and Secondary-Ion Mass Spectrometry of Organic Films ; Electroanalytical Strategies with Chemically Modified Interfaces ; Silicon-Based Chemical Microsensors and Microsystems ; Multilayered Coatings of Perfluorinated Ionomer Membranes and Poly(phenylenediamine) for the Protection of Glucose Sensors In Vivo ; Chemically Sensitive Interfaces on Surface Acoustic Wave Devices ; Surface and Interfacial Properties of Surface Acoustic Wave Gas Sensors ; Electropolymerized Films in the Development of Biosensors ; Molecular Interfacing of Enzymes on the Electrode Surface ; Fluorescent Chemosensors of Ion and Molecule Recognition: Recent Applications to Pyrosphosphate and to Dopamine Sensing