Erica Forzani

Assoc Professor

  • 2040 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
1995 …2021
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2018

A handheld, colorimetric optoelectronic dynamics analyzer (CODA) for measuring total ammonia of biological samples

Liu, N. Y., Cay-Durgun, P., Lai, T., Sprowls, M., Thomas, L., Thomas, M. & Forzani, E., Jul 4 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optoelectronic devices
Ammonia
Bluetooth
Nutrition
Potassium
4 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing metabolic rate and indoor air quality with passive environmental sensors

Ruiz, I., Sprowls, M., Deng, Y., Kulick, D., Destaillats, H. & Forzani, E., Apr 4 2018, In : Journal of Breath Research. 12, 3, 036012.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Indoor Air Pollution
Carbon Dioxide
Humidity
Ventilation
Noise

Evaluation of a thermal-based flow meter for assessment of mobile resting metabolic rate measures

Liu, N. Y., Deng, Y., Tsow, F., Bridgeman, D., Xian, X., Dean, J. J., Wilson, J. L., Tao, N., Kulick, D. & Forzani, E., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Sensors. 2018, 9186475.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
evaluation
calorimeters
Calorimeters
exhalation
voltage controlled oscillators
5 Citations (Scopus)

Gradient-Based Colorimetric Sensors for Continuous Gas Monitoring

Lin, C., Zhu, Y., Yu, J., Qin, X., Xian, X., Tsow, F., Forzani, E., Wang, D. & Tao, N., Apr 17 2018, In : Analytical Chemistry. 90, 8, p. 5375-5380 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colorimetry
Gases
Color
Monitoring
Sensors
12 Citations (Scopus)

High Performance Colorimetric Carbon Monoxide Sensor for Continuous Personal Exposure Monitoring

Lin, C., Xian, X., Qin, X., Wang, D., Tsow, F., Forzani, E. & Tao, N., Feb 23 2018, In : ACS Sensors. 3, 2, p. 327-333 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Monoxide
Carbon monoxide
carbon monoxide
Monitoring
sensors

Micro Quartz Tuning Fork based PM2.5 Sensor for Personal Exposure Monitoring

Qin, X., Xian, X., Deng, Y., Wang, D., Tsow, F., Forzani, E. & Tao, N., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Sensors Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

forks
Quartz
quartz
Tuning
tuning

Tracking personal health-environment interaction with novel mobile sensing devices

Deng, Y., Liu, N. Y., Tsow, F., Xian, X., Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Tao, N. & Forzani, E., Aug 14 2018, In : Sensors (Switzerland). 18, 8, 2670.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Basal Metabolism
Volatile Organic Compounds
Volatile organic compounds
volatile organic compounds
health
2017
3 Citations (Scopus)

Adsorption Thermodynamic Analysis of a Quartz Tuning Fork Based Sensor for Volatile Organic Compounds Detection

Deng, Y., Liu, N. Y., Tsow, F., Xian, X. & Forzani, E., Nov 22 2017, In : ACS Sensors. 2, 11, p. 1662-1668 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Volatile Organic Compounds
forks
Quartz
volatile organic compounds
Volatile organic compounds
1 Citation (Scopus)

Thermochemical humidity detection in harsh or non-steady environments

Bridgeman, D., Tsow, F., Xian, X., Chang, Q., Liu, Y. & Forzani, E., Jun 1 2017, In : Sensors (Switzerland). 17, 6, 1196.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Humidity
humidity
Atmospheric humidity
Thermistors
thermistors
2016
1 Citation (Scopus)

A new differential pressure flow meter for measurement of human breath flow: Simulation and experimental investigation

Bridgeman, D., Tsow, F., Xian, X. & Forzani, E., Mar 1 2016, In : AICHE Journal. 62, 3, p. 956-964 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flow simulation
Pipe
Exhalation
Pressure
Inhalation
4 Citations (Scopus)

A novel wireless wearable volatile organic compound (VOC) monitoring device with disposable sensors

Deng, Y., Chen, C., Xian, X., Tsow, F., Verma, G., McConnell, R., Fruin, S., Tao, N. & Forzani, E., Dec 3 2016, In : Sensors (Switzerland). 16, 12, 2060.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Volatile Organic Compounds
volatile organic compounds
Volatile organic compounds
Detectors
Equipment and Supplies
2015
13 Citations (Scopus)

Acetone as biomarker for ketosis buildup capability - A study in healthy individuals under combined high fat and starvation diets

Prabhakar, A., Quach, A., Zhang, H., Terrera, M., Jackemeyer, D., Xian, X., Tsow, F., Tao, N. & Forzani, E., Apr 22 2015, In : Nutrition Journal. 14, 1, 41.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ketosis
High Fat Diet
Acetone
Starvation
Biomarkers
8 Citations (Scopus)

A colorimetric chemical sensing platform for real-time monitoring of indoor formaldehyde

Qin, X., Wang, R., Tsow, F., Forzani, E., Xian, X. & Tao, N., Mar 1 2015, In : IEEE Sensors Journal. 15, 3, p. 1545-1551 7 p., 6930730.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

formaldehyde
Formaldehyde
platforms
Monitoring
respiratory diseases
9 Citations (Scopus)

Aging effect of a molecularly imprinted polymer on a quartz tuning fork sensor for detection of volatile organic compounds

Deng, Y., Chen, C., Qin, X., Xian, X., Alford, T., Choi, H. W., Tsow, F. & Forzani, E., 2015, In : Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical. 211, p. 25-32 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Volatile Organic Compounds
forks
Quartz
volatile organic compounds
Volatile organic compounds
1 Citation (Scopus)

A wearable sensing system for assessment of exposures to environmental volatile organic compounds

Chen, C., Tsow, F., Xian, X., Forzani, E., Tao, N. & Tsui, R., 2015, In : Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.). 1256, p. 201-211 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Volatile Organic Compounds
Information Storage and Retrieval
Environmental Exposure
Complex Mixtures
Polymers
2014
12 Citations (Scopus)

A novel real-time carbon dioxide analyzer for health and environmental applications

Zhao, D., Miller, D., Xian, X., Tsow, F. & Forzani, E., May 2014, In : Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical. 195, p. 171-176 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Dioxide
health
carbon dioxide
analyzers
Carbon dioxide
11 Citations (Scopus)

A pocket-sized metabolic analyzer for assessment of resting energy expenditure

Zhao, D., Xian, X., Terrera, M., Krishnan, R., Miller, D., Bridgeman, D., Tao, K., Zhang, L., Tsow, F., Forzani, E. & Tao, N., 2014, In : Clinical Nutrition. 33, 2, p. 341-347 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy Metabolism
Linear Models
Indirect Calorimetry
Equipment and Supplies
Regression Analysis
21 Citations (Scopus)

Colorimetric humidity sensor based on liquid composite materials for the monitoring of food and pharmaceuticals

Bridgeman, D., Corral, J., Quach, A., Xian, X. & Forzani, E., Sep 9 2014, In : Langmuir. 30, 35, p. 10785-10791 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Humidity sensors
Humidity
food
Drug products
humidity
2013
2 Citations (Scopus)

A personal device for analyzing carbon dioxide in real time and real breath: Experimental investigation and computational simulation

Zhao, D., Miller, D., Shao, D., Xian, X., Tsow, F., Iglesias, R. A. & Forzani, E., 2013, In : Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical. 183, p. 627-635 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Dioxide
carbon dioxide
Carbon dioxide
fluidics
sensors
35 Citations (Scopus)

A wireless hybrid chemical sensor for detection of environmental volatile organic compounds

Chen, C., Tsow, F., Campbell, K. D., Iglesias, R., Forzani, E. & Tao, N., 2013, In : IEEE Sensors Journal. 13, 5, p. 1748-1755 8 p., 6409378.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hybrid sensors
Ethylbenzene
volatile organic compounds
Xylene
Chemical sensors
30 Citations (Scopus)

Hybrid mechanoresponsive polymer wires under force activation

Feng, H., Lu, J., Li, J., Tsow, F., Forzani, E. & Tao, N., Mar 25 2013, In : Advanced Materials. 25, 12, p. 1729-1733 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymers
Chemical activation
Wire
Color
Molecules
2012
11 Citations (Scopus)

A microfluidic-colorimetric sensor for continuous monitoring of reactive environmental chemicals

Wang, R., Prabhakar, A., Iglesias, R. A., Xian, X., Shan, X., Tsow, F., Forzani, E. & Tao, N., 2012, In : IEEE Sensors Journal. 12, 5, p. 1529-1535 7 p., 6064866.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microfluidics
colorimetry
Colorimetry
Color
color
33 Citations (Scopus)

A new sensor for the assessment of personal exposure to volatile organic compounds

Chen, C., Driggs Campbell, K., Negi, I., Iglesias, R. A., Owens, P., Tao, N., Tsow, F. & Forzani, E., Jul 2012, In : Atmospheric Environment. 54, p. 679-687 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

volatile organic compound
sensor
chlorinated hydrocarbon
oil spill
gas chromatography
11 Citations (Scopus)

Online sample conditioning for portable breath analyzers

Prabhakar, A., Iglesias, R. A., Shan, X., Xian, X., Zhang, L., Tsow, F., Forzani, E. & Tao, N., Aug 21 2012, In : Analytical Chemistry. 84, 16, p. 7172-7178 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hygroscopic Agents
Atmospheric humidity
Nitric Oxide
Sensors
Chemiluminescence
2011
24 Citations (Scopus)

Novel monitor paradigm for real-time exposure assessment

Negi, I., Tsow, F., Tanwar, K., Zhang, L., Iglesias, R. A., Chen, C., Rai, A., Forzani, E. & Tao, N., Jul 2011, In : Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology. 21, 4, p. 419-426 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Occupational Health
Poisons
Environmental Health
Monitoring
Health
2010
82 Citations (Scopus)

A hybrid nanosensor for TNT vapor detection

Aguilar, A. D., Forzani, E., Leright, M., Tsow, F., Cagan, A., Iglesias, R. A., Nagahara, L. A., Amlani, I., Tsui, R. & Tao, N., Feb 10 2010, In : Nano Letters. 10, 2, p. 380-384 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trinitrotoluene
Nanosensors
trinitrotoluene
Vapors
vapors
12 Citations (Scopus)

Reversible oxygen gas sensor based on electrochemiluminescence

Zhang, L., Tsow, F., Forzani, E. & Tao, N., 2010, In : Chemical Communications. 46, 19, p. 3333-3335 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionic Liquids
Oxygen sensors
Chemical sensors
Ionic liquids
Ions
9 Citations (Scopus)

Ultrasensitive detection of nitrogen oxides over a nanoporous membrane

Prabhakar, A., Iglesias, R. A., Wang, R., Tsow, F., Forzani, E. & Tao, N., Dec 1 2010, In : Analytical Chemistry. 82, 23, p. 9938-9940 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrogen Oxides
Phenylenediamines
Molecular Probes
Optical sensors
Nitric Oxide
2009
119 Citations (Scopus)

A hybrid electrochemical-colorimetric sensing platform for detection of explosives

Forzani, E., Lu, D., Leright, M. J., Aguilar, A. D., Tsow, F., Lalesias, R. A., Zhang, Q., Lu, J., Li, J. & Tao, N., Feb 4 2009, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 131, 4, p. 1390-1391 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionic Liquids
Ionic liquids
Costs and Cost Analysis
Costs
96 Citations (Scopus)

A Wearable and Wireless Sensor System for Real-Time Monitoring of Toxic Environmental Volatile Organic Compounds

Tsow, F., Forzani, E., Rai, A., Wang, R., Tao, N., Tsui, R., Mastroianni, S., Knobbe, C. & Gandolfi, J., 2009, In : IEEE Sensors Journal. 9, 12, p. 1734-1740 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

volatile organic compounds
Volatile organic compounds
Monitoring
sensors
Sensors
22 Citations (Scopus)

Hybrid separation and detection device for analysis of benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and xylenes in complex samples

Iglesias, R. A., Tsow, F., Wang, R., Forzani, E. & Tao, N., Nov 1 2009, In : Analytical Chemistry. 81, 21, p. 8930-8935 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Xylenes
Toluene
Benzene
Quartz
Hybrid systems
12 Citations (Scopus)

Real-time ozone detection based on a microfabricated quartz crystal tuning fork sensor

Wang, R., Tsow, F., Zhang, X., Peng, J. H., Forzani, E., Chen, Y., Crittenden, O. C., Destaillats, H. & Tao, N., Jul 2009, In : Sensors. 9, 7, p. 5655-5663 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

forks
Quartz
Ozone
quartz crystals
ozone
8 Citations (Scopus)

Selective detection of sulfur derivatives using microfabricated tuning fork-based sensors

Rai, A., Tsow, F., Nassirpour, S., Bankers, J., Spinatsch, M., Pete He, M., Forzani, E. & Tao, N., Jul 16 2009, In : Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical. 140, 2, p. 490-499 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

forks
Sulfur
sulfur
Tuning
tuning
2008
36 Citations (Scopus)

A Breath Ammonia Sensor Based on Conducting Polymer Nanojunctions

Aguilar, A. D., Forzani, E., Tao, N., Nagahara, L. A., Amlani, I. & Tsui, R., 2008, In : IEEE Sensors Journal. 8, 3, p. 269-273 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Conducting polymers
conducting polymers
ammonia
Ammonia
sensors
8 Citations (Scopus)

Charge transport in mesoscopic conducting polymer wires

He, J., Forzani, E., Nagahara, L. A., Tao, N. & Lindsay, S., Sep 17 2008, In : Journal of Physics Condensed Matter. 20, 37, 374120.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Conducting polymers
conducting polymers
Polyaniline
Oligomers
Charge transfer
17 Citations (Scopus)

Detection of lectin-glycan interaction using high resolution surface plasmon resonance

Foley, K. J., Forzani, E., Joshi, L. & Tao, N., 2008, In : Analyst. 133, 6, p. 744-746 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

disaccharide
Surface Plasmon Resonance
Disaccharides
Surface plasmon resonance
Lectins
9 Citations (Scopus)

Frequency-coded chemical sensors

Tsow, F., Forzani, E. & Tao, N., Feb 1 2008, In : Analytical Chemistry. 80, 3, p. 606-611 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemical sensors
Sensors
Tuning
Sampling
2007

Design and function of molecular and bioelectronics devices

Krstic, P., Forzani, E., Tao, N. & Korkin, A., Oct 24 2007, In : Nanotechnology. 18, 42, 420201.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

87 Citations (Scopus)

Detection of arsenic in groundwater using a surface plasmon resonance sensor

Forzani, E., Foley, K., Westerhoff, P. & Tao, N., Apr 10 2007, In : Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical. 123, 1, p. 82-88 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arsenic
Surface plasmon resonance
ground water
surface plasmon resonance
arsenic
140 Citations (Scopus)
Surface plasmon resonance
Voltammetry
Heavy Metals
Heavy ions
Metal ions
47 Citations (Scopus)

Electrical detection of hepatitis C virus RNA on single wall carbon nanotube-field effect transistors

Dastagir, T., Forzani, E., Zhang, R., Amlani, I., Nagahara, L. A., Tsui, R. & Tao, N., 2007, In : Analyst. 132, 8, p. 738-740 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon nanotube field effect transistors
Peptide Nucleic Acids
Carbon Nanotubes
hepatitis
nucleic acid
32 Citations (Scopus)

Hybrid amperometric and conductometric chemical sensor based on conducting polymer nanojunctions

Forzani, E., Li, X. & Tao, N., Jul 15 2007, In : Analytical Chemistry. 79, 14, p. 5217-5224 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Conducting polymers
Chemical sensors
Electrodes
Hybrid sensors
Amperometric sensors
2006
2 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental study of electron-phonon properties in ZrB 2

Forzani, E. & Winzer, K., May 2006, In : European Physical Journal B. 51, 1, p. 29-40 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electron-phonon interactions
Fermi surface
Superconductivity
Electrons
electrons
55 Citations (Scopus)

Structure and thickness dependence of "molecular wiring" in nanostructured enzyme multilayers

Flexer, V., Forzani, E., Calvo, E. J., Ludueña, S. J. & Pietrasanta, L. I., Jan 15 2006, In : Analytical Chemistry. 78, 2, p. 399-407 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electric wiring
Multilayers
Polyelectrolytes
Enzymes
Allylamine
49 Citations (Scopus)

Tuning the chemical selectivity of SWNT-FETs for detection of heavy-metal ions

Forzani, E., Li, X., Zhang, P., Tao, N., Zhang, R., Amlani, I., Tsui, R. & Nagahara, L. A., Nov 2006, In : Small. 2, 11, p. 1283-1291 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heavy Ions
Carbon Nanotubes
Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCN)
Field effect transistors
Heavy Metals
3 Citations (Scopus)

Unraveling the spatial distribution of immunoglobulins, enzymes, and polyelectrolytes within layer-by-layer self-assembled multilayers. Ellipsometric studies

Ferreyra, N. F., Forzani, E., López Teijelo, M., Coche-Guérente, L. & Labbé, P., Oct 10 2006, In : Langmuir. 22, 21, p. 8931-8938 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyelectrolytes
Spatial distribution
enzymes
Immunoglobulins
spatial distribution
2005
30 Citations (Scopus)

Chemical sensor based on microfabricated wristwatch tuning forks

Ren, M., Forzani, E. & Tao, N., May 1 2005, In : Analytical Chemistry. 77, 9, p. 2700-2707 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quartz
Chemical sensors
Tuning
Wire
Polymers
43 Citations (Scopus)

Chemical sensors using peptide-functionalized conducting polymer nanojunction arrays

Aguilar, A. D., Forzani, E., Li, X., Tao, N., Nagahara, L. A., Amlani, I. & Tsui, R., Nov 7 2005, In : Applied Physics Letters. 87, 19, p. 1-3 3 p., 193108.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

conducting polymers
peptides
sensors
metal ions
drinking
154 Citations (Scopus)

Detection of heavy metal ions in drinking water using a high-resolution differential surface plasmon resonance sensor

Forzani, E., Zhang, H., Chen, W. & Tao, N., Mar 1 2005, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 39, 5, p. 1257-1262 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surface plasmon resonance
Heavy Metals
Heavy ions
Potable water
Drinking Water
2004
197 Citations (Scopus)

A conducting polymer nanojunction sensor for glucose detection

Forzani, E., Zhang, H., Nagahara, L. A., Amlani, I., Tsui, R. & Tao, N., Sep 2004, In : Nano Letters. 4, 9, p. 1785-1788 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Conducting polymers
conducting polymers
glucose
Glucose
sensors