Dr Chris Barnes QCM and quartz crystal shear wave sensors and visco-dielectric sensing publications and patents 

Dr Barnes Homepage http://www.drchrisbarnes.co.uk


PATENT APPLICATIONS: GB1322351.6 A voltage swept QCM device

                                                    GB1322611.3 Voltage swept QCM array method and device


PATENT  GB 2 366 384    A visco-dielectric sensing method and device.


‘Shear –wave Detection of Conformational Changes in Protein Solutions’, C. Barnes and T. J. Lewis , J. Acoust .Soc .Am.,  Vol. 90  , pp 187-1298, (1991).

 ‘A novel Sensor for the Antibody-Antigen reaction ‘, C Barnes, T.J. Lewis and C.  D’Silva , British Technology Discussion Group  Document 1991.

‘A Concanavalin-A coated piezoelectric crystal biosensor’ C. Barnes, C .D’Silva, J.P. Jones, T.J Lewis, Sensors and Actuators B Vol.3 pp295-304 (1991).

‘Development of quartz crystal oscillators for under-liquid sensing, Christopher Barnes, Sensors and Actuators A, Vol.29 pp 59-69, (1991).

‘Theory of Operation of Piezoelectric Quartz Crystal Biosensors, given at Eurosensors 91, Rome, Italy, September 1991.

Lectin coated piezoelectric crystal biosensors’, C.Barnes, C d’Silva, J.P. Jones and T.J. Lewis, Sensors and Actuators B, Vol. 7, pp 347-350 (1992).

 ‘An in-vitro urea sensor using a torsion- wave crystal device’, C. Barnes, Sensors and Actuators B, Vol 8, pp 143-149, (1992).

 ‘Some  new concepts on factors influencing the operational frequency of liquid-immersed microbalances’ , C.Barnes,  Sensors and Actuators A , Vol. 30 , pp 197-202 , (1992).

May, J. A. W., Barnes, C. and Peyton, A. J., "Evaporation of Sessile Drops: Application of the Quartz Crystal Microbalance," Langmuir 16, 4023-4033 (2000) muir  2000. 

 ‘A versatile supply voltage controlled oscillator for use as a quartz crystal microbalance in a wide variety of immersion media’ C. Barnes, E.C.T. Bowley , M.J. Joyce , ,J.A. May and S.N Port , 2001.

‘Detection of   Metal Ions using a Surface Immobilised Ionophore                Impregnated PVC Membrane in Conjunction with a Voltage Controlled QCM –Oscillator’’ C. Barnes, N. Kelly and S.N. Port submitted to Sensors and Actuators 2001.          

Re-usable Sensor for solvent Viscosity and Quality with the droplet Quartz Crystal Microbalance, C. Barnes, N. Kelly and S.N. Port July 2001.

 Ash, D Joyce ,M.J., Port, S.N. and Barnes, C. Nuclear reprocessing stream analysis using the quartz crystal microbalance: In Proceedings of the universities nuclear technology forum , University of Bath ,2000

 Ash, D Joyce, M.J., Port, S.N. and Barnes, C. The quartz crystal microbalance: an electronic sensor for dynamitic fluid mechanics: in Proceedings of the 2nd conference on postgraduate research in electronics and photonics, University of Nottingham, 2000.

Ash, D.C. , Joyce, M.J., Garnham, G.W., Barnes, C. and Port, S.N. Innovative electronics analysis device for  nuclear fuel reprocessing in Proceedings  of the universities nuclear technology forum, Glasgow 2001 (Winner of the Institution of Nuclear Engineers’ Prize for Best Paper).

 Ash, D.C. , Joyce, M.J., Garnham, G.W., Barnes, C. and Port, S.N. Innovative electronics analysis device for  nuclear fuel reprocessing in Proceedings  of 9th international conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE9) , France 2001.

Dean C. Ash, Malcolm J Joyce, Chris Barnes, C Jan Booth and Adrian C. Jeffries. Viscosity measurement of industrial oils using the droplet quartz crystal microbalance, Meas. Sci. Technol. 14, pp 1955-1962, 2003.