Role of Nanostructures in Development of Energy-Efficient Electrochemical Non-enzymatic Glucose Sensors

  • Vijay Kumar AnandEmail author
  • B. Archana
  • Amit Wason
  • G. S. Virdi
  • Rakesh Goyal
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Energy book series (SPE)


There are various complexities involves with enzymatic glucose sensors such as poor shelf life due to the inherent instability of an enzyme, a fabrication complexity included in enzyme immobilization procedures and interference caused by soluble redox mediators. Therefore, research towards enzymeless glucose sensing has increased. Further, the integration of photovoltaic or alternate energy harvesting methods with glucose sensors results in the development of cost-effective and energy-efficient biosensor systems. Continuous technological advancements of novel materials having distinctive nanostructures assist in understanding the fundamentals of enzymeless glucose detection. In this paper, we have discussed the electrochemical method of glucose detection and the role of nanostructures in development of energy-efficient electrochemical non-enzymatic glucose sensors.


Non-enzymatic Nanostructures 



The authors are thankful to IKG Punjab Technical University, Kapurthala, Punjab, India and Microelectronics/MEMS R&D Laboratory, Ambala College of Engineering and Applied Research, Ambala, Haryana, India, for providing the necessary resources.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vijay Kumar Anand
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • B. Archana
    • 2
  • Amit Wason
    • 2
  • G. S. Virdi
    • 1
  • Rakesh Goyal
    • 1
  1. 1.IKG Punjab Technical UniversityKapurthalaIndia
  2. 2.Microelectronics/MEMS R&D Laboratory, ECE DepartmentAmbala College of Engineering and Applied ResearchAmbalaIndia

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