A Novel Methodology for Wettability Process Control of Buried Silicon Microchannels for Molecular Diagnostic Applications (English)

In: BioNanoScience   ;  5 ,  3  ;  150-155  ;  2015

How to get this document?

Download
Commercial Copyright fee: €34.95 Basic fee: €4.00 Total price: €38.95
Academic Copyright fee: €12.50 Basic fee: €2.00 Total price: €14.50

Abstract MEMS technology applied to new materials resulted in new and useful approaches for the fabrication of microchannels intended to be applied in microfluidic devices; the main applications are in the development of diagnostic devices, being versatile and integrable in sensors; small liquid handlers; microreactors for solutions; micropumps; etc. The surface wettability of microchannels walls is a key feature to guarantee the proper samples through the fluidic flow channel. Wettability is a surface property mainly determined by various factors such as surface morphology and surface chemistry. In this paper, we proposed a novel methodology for the measurement of surface wettability of silicon microchannel walls by the direct evaluation of the contact angle (CA); various surface coating and working liquids were also evaluated. In order to correlate the wettability with the microchannel bio-functionality, the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) efficiency in chemically treated microchannels was also evaluated. This methodology appears to be eligible as an innovative and fast process control method for microchannel coating effectiveness verification, mainly for manufacturing purpose and industrial applications.

Table of contents – Volume 5, Issue 3

Show all volumes and issues

The tables of contents are generated automatically and are based on the data records of the individual contributions available in the index of the TIB portal. The display of the Tables of Contents may therefore be incomplete.

123
Histidine-Capped ZnO Nanoparticles: An Efficient Synthesis, Spectral Characterization and Effective Antibacterial Activity
Tanna, Jay A. / Chaudhary, Ratiram Gomaji / Juneja, Harjeet D. / Gandhare, Nilesh V. / Rai, Alok R. | 2015
135
Green Synthesis of Copper Oxide Nanoparticles Using Aloe vera Leaf Extract and Its Antibacterial Activity Against Fish Bacterial Pathogens
Kumar, P. P. N. Vijay / Shameem, U. / Kollu, Pratap / Kalyani, R. L. / Pammi, S. V. N. | 2015
140
Effect of Polymer Conjugation Site on Stability and Self-Assembly of Coiled Coils
Hamed, Elham / Ma, Dan / Keten, Sinan | 2015
150
A Novel Methodology for Wettability Process Control of Buried Silicon Microchannels for Molecular Diagnostic Applications
Petralia, Salvatore / Panvini, Gaetano / Ventimiglia, Giorgio | 2015
156
Investigating the Influence of Anti-Cancer Drugs on the Mechanics of Cells Using AFM
Hung, Min-Sheng / Tsai, Meng-Feng | 2015
162
Green Synthesis, Characterization and Antimicrobial Potential of Sliver Nanoparticles Using Three Mangrove Plants from Indian Sundarban
Bakshi, Madhurima / Ghosh, Somdeep / Chaudhuri, Punarbasu | 2015
171
Effective Potentiality of Synthesised CdS Nanoparticles in Inducing Genetic Variation on Macrotyloma uniflorum (Lam.) Verdc.
Halder, Sandip / Mandal, Aninda / Das, Debadrito / Datta, Animesh Kumar / Chattopadhyay, Asoke Prasun / Gupta, Sudha / Kumbhakar, Divya Vishambhar | 2015
181
Organic Memristive Device Based on Polyaniline Film Prepared by Spin Coating
Lapkin, D. A. / Korovin, A. N. / Demin, V. A. / Emelyanov, A. V. / Chvalun, S. N. | 2015
185
Electrical Characterization of an Anisotropic System Based on Clay Nanotubes
Battistoni, Silvia / Ubaldi, Enrico / Dimonte, Alice | 2015
Feedback