Electromagnetic Phenomena Sensors - magnetic field, electric field, current and voltage.
Chemical, Biological, Environmental and Biomedical Sensors - molecular detection, cell manipulation, spectroscopy, imaging, biophotonics, instrumentation, environmental and biomedical monitoring, and in-vivo applications.
Polarimetry and Interferometry Sensors - gyroscopes, hydrophones, geophones and acoustic sensor arrays.
Distributed Sensing - reflectometry in the field of time and frequency, sensors based on Raman, Rayleigh and Brillouin scattering and their interrogation techniques, cables and devices involved.
Multiplexing and Sensor Networks - topology sensor networks, multiplexing and modulation techniques, applications.
Active and Passive Devices for Photonic Sensing – light sources, detectors, modulators, integrated optical devices, periodic structures in fiber, micro-electromechanical systems, components for micro- and nano-optics.
Sensing with Special Optical Fibers & Waveguides - photonic crystal fibers, microstructured fibers, hollow core fibers, nanomaterials and nano-optic devices, metamaterials, optical diffractive, components and materials for plasmonics.
Signal Processing for Sensing - data fusion, computational intelligence algorithms, and statistical methods.
Smart Structures and Materials Sensing - structural health monitoring, mechanical deformation sensors, sensor encapsulation techniques.
Systems Applications and Field Testing - metrological characterization of instruments and sensors, implementation and systems monitoring.