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Peanuts vs. Pyramids: Two Perspectives on MEMS
29 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Stephen D. Senturia
MEMS, the acronym for Micro-electromechanical Systems, also known simply as “Micro-systems,” come in two main types: commodity products (the peanuts) and MEMS-enabled products (the pyramids, or,...
Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 20: Sensing and Actuation in Nanoscale
17 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nick Fang, Omar N Sobh
Sensing and Actuation in Nanoscale
Scanning Tunneling Microscopy
Two Modes of Forming STM Images
Atomic Force Microscopy
Typical Engaging Curve
Molecular Sensors for MEMS
10 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): John P. Sullivan
This seminar will cover the issues involved in using molecular sensors in MEMS and their application to microchannels, supersonic micronozzles, microjet impingement, microturbines and unsteady...
Optical BioMEMS Microfluidic Technologies for Hand-Held, Point-of-Care, Medical Devices
23 Nov 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James Leary
Portable, point-of-care, medical diagnostic devices could provide an important new component in more cost-effective healthcare delivery. Rapid measurements of blood samples during an examination...
Lecture 5: 2D Nets in a 3D World: Basics of Nanobiosensors and Fractal Antennae
27 Oct 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam
Self-assembled Monolayer Based Biosensors for Healthcare
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06 Aug 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): B. D. Malhotra
There is increased demand both in developed and the developing countries for ready availability of biosensors [1-5]. In this context, self-assembled monolayer (Scheme I) based biosensors have...
Micro-fabricated Biosensors for Cardiac Diagnostics
30 Jul 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): V.Ramgopal Rao
In this talk the current status of an ongoing effort in the Electrical Engineering Department at IIT Bombay on the development of an integrated systems to provide point-of-care diagnostic support...
Multiplex Detection of Cell Surface Markers using Plasmonic Sensors
21 Jul 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Joseph M K Irudayaraj
Gold nanorod molecular probes (GNrMPs) were designed and fabricated for multiplex identification of cell surface markers in HBECs. Cells were probed directly using dark field microscopy integrated...
In Search of the Perfect Semiconductor Photon Detector
19 May 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Y. Yu
Photon detectors have many important applications, such as in heat sensing, digital cameras, solar cells and x-ray and gamma-ray detection. So far, the most common detectors are based on...
An Experimentalists’ Perspective
19 Dec 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Arunava Majumdar
This presentation was one of 13 presentations in the one-day forum,
"Excellence in Computer Simulation," which brought together a broad
set of experts to reflect on the future of...
MCW07 Modeling Molecule-Assisted Transport in Nanotransistors
06 Nov 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kamil Walczak
Molecular electronics faces many problems in practical device implementation, due to difficulties with fabrication and gate-ability. In these devices, molecules act as the main conducting channel....
MCW07 Impact of Porphyrin Functional Groups on InAs Gas Sensors
05 Nov 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Michael Garcia
Porphyrin molecules are often used for sensor engineering to improve sensitivity and selectivity to specific analytes. It is important to understand how the porphyrin HOMO-LUMO levels deplete...
Introduction of MEMS Activity at Nano/Micro System Engineering Lab., Kyoto University
15 Sep 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Osamu Tabata
We are aiming at the realization of microsystems and nanosystems with novel and unique functions by integrating functional elements in different domains such as mechanics, electronics, chemistry,...
MCW07 Silicon Based Nanopore Sensors for Detection of DNA Molecules
11 Sep 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Samir Iqbal, Demir Akin, Rashid Bashir
Solid-state nanopores have emerged as possible candidates for next-generation DNA sequencing devices. In this talk, we will review our recent work in development of solid-state nanopore channels...
Micro-scaled Biochips with Optically Active Surfaces for Near and Far-field Analysis of Cellular Fluorescence
31 Aug 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Huw Summers
The integration of thin (< 100 nm) metal films with micro-scale
optical waveguides provides a route to controlled spatial
excitation of cellular fluorescence within a biochip...
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26 Jun 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David D. Nolte
While single-molecule detection through fluorescence has now become common-place, there has been no analogous single-molecule capability using direct detection approaches such as interferometry. ...
Piezoelectric Transducers: Strain Sensing and Energy Harvesting (and Frequency Tuning)
15 Jun 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Toshikazu Nishida
Acoustic pressure or mechanical force sensing via piezoelectric
coupling is closely related to the harvesting of electrical energy
from acoustical and mechanical energy sources. In this...
On the Cross Roads of Biology and Nanotechnology – Selective DNA Nanopore Sensors
01 Jun 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Samir Iqbal
The ability to manipulate and identify the properties of single
biological molecules with the potential of characterizing biological
processes at the most fundamental levels can significantly...
SUGAR: the SPICE for MEMS
21 May 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jason Clark
In this seminar, I present some design, modeling, and simulation features of a computer aided engineering tool for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) called SUGAR. For experimental...
Toward Improving the Precision of Nanoscale Force-Displacement Measurements
13 Mar 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jason Clark
Nanotechnology has great potential for being used to create
better medicines, materials, and sensors. With increasing
interest in nanotechnology to improve the quality of our