Design and analysis of microcantilevers for biosensing applications

Xuan Zhang, Mo Yang, Cengiz S. Ozkan

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The primary deflection due to the chemical reaction between the analyte molecules and the receptor coating, which produces surface stresses on the receptor side is analyzed. The resonance frequency of microcantilevers is very sensitive to the properties of the microcantilever surface. Biosensing experiments based on resonance frequency shift are presented, which show that the results strongly depend on the interaction of specific analyte molecules with the receptor surface.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)375-380
Number of pages6
JournalMaterials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings
Publication statusPublished - 30 Jun 2003
Externally publishedYes
EventSpatially Resolved Characterization of Local Phenomena in Materials and Nanostructures - Boston, MA, United States
Duration: 2 Dec 20026 Dec 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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