Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window

Integrated MEMS platform with silicon nanotweezers and open microfluidic device for molecular and cellular biomechanical assays

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

13 Author(s)
Kumemura, M. ; LIMMS, Univ. of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan ; Collard, D. ; Tourvielle, R. ; Lafitte, N.
more authors

This paper describes an integrated bio-reaction platform composed of silicon nanotweezers and open microfluidics for real time biomechanical assays. The silicon nanotweezers can sense slight biological modification of the trapped sample due to stable frequency response with high Q factor in liquid. The microfluidic device integrates active valves for controlling the biological medium. Biomolecular assay (DNA/Hind III enzymatic reaction kinetics), and cell contraction/relaxation dynamic assay illustrate the capabilities of this integrated platform that is a breakthrough capability for real time and routine biological tests.

Published in:

Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS), 2011 IEEE 24th International Conference on

Date of Conference:

23-27 Jan. 2011

Need Help?

IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.