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Lookup NU author(s): Dr John Hedley,
Emeritus Professor Calum McNeil,
Emeritus Professor James Burdess,
Dr Alun Harris,
Dr Mark Dobson,
Dr Guillaume Suarez,
Dr Helen Berney
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This paper reports on the development of a MEMS based generic mass sensor system (international patents pending) aimed at quantitative analyte measurement with a sensitivity of the order of 0.01 ng cm-2. The sensor utilizes the property of cyclic symmetry to auto-compensate for any system drifts due to temperature fluctuations. Initial characterization of the sensor has demonstrated this auto-compensation mechanism. Immobilization protocols are currently being established using antibody immobilization onto a gold surface. The drive / sense electronics for the sensor system are under development.
Author(s): Hedley J, McNeil CJ, Burdess JS, Harris AJ, Dobson MG, Suarez G, Berney H
Editor(s): Laudon, M., Romanowicz, B.
Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)
Publication status: Published
Conference Name: NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show (NSTI Nanotech 2004)
Year of Conference: 2004
Number of Volumes: 3
Publisher: Nano Science and Technology Institute
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