In their ‘Home Stretch’ series, the TU/e news magazine Cursor have published an interview with Manoj Sharma. The article nicely describes the research that he conducted during his PhD. In short, an optical sensoring method was developing with which the concentration of a specific ion type (e.g. Sodium) can be determined. The technology may be developed for applications in hemodialysis setups, improving the current ways of dialysis for many patients.
You can read the full article on the Cursor website.
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