A STUDY ON BIMETALLIC EFFECTS IN MICROCANTILEVER BIOSENSORS

Mohd. Zahid Ansari, Chongdu Cho

Abstract

This study investigates the bimetallic effects in a microcantilever biosensor induced due to change in ambient temperature. The cantilever is subject to both thermal and surface stresses. The biosensor exploits the surface-stress induced deflection to analyse the unknown molecules. However, due to bilayer structure of the cantilever thermal deflections are produced, which are a common source of noise in the deflection measurement. Thus, distinguishing surface-stress induced deflections from the thermal deflections is critical in accurate measurement by the biosensor. In this theoretical work, we show that both thermal stress and surface stress have linear effect on the cantilever deflections, and hence can be added algebraically to determine the absolute deflection produced entirely due to the surface stress variation.

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Ansari M. and Cho C. (2010). A STUDY ON BIMETALLIC EFFECTS IN MICROCANTILEVER BIOSENSORS . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2010) ISBN 978-989-674-017-7, pages 28-31. DOI: 10.5220/0002725600280031


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@conference{biodevices10,
author={Mohd. Zahid Ansari and Chongdu Cho},
title={A STUDY ON BIMETALLIC EFFECTS IN MICROCANTILEVER BIOSENSORS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={28-31},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002725600280031},
isbn={978-989-674-017-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2010)
TI - A STUDY ON BIMETALLIC EFFECTS IN MICROCANTILEVER BIOSENSORS
SN - 978-989-674-017-7
AU - Ansari M.
AU - Cho C.
PY - 2010
SP - 28
EP - 31
DO - 10.5220/0002725600280031