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Nanotech 2010 Vol. 2
Nanotech 2010 Vol. 2
Nanotechnology 2010: Electronics, Devices, Fabrication, MEMS, Fluidics and Computational
 
Chapter 8: Micro & Nano Fluidics
 

Optimized Surface Patterning Tools for Sub-attoliter Volume Fluid Deposition

Authors:M.L. Adams
Affilation:University of South Alabama, US
Pages:480 - 483
Keywords:microfluidics, patterning, cantilever, surface tension
Abstract:Micromachined cantilever-based surface patterning tools were optimized to allow submicron diameter printing of fluids on various surfaces. A detailed fluidics model was used to analyze critical variables and determine the best method for optimization. Tools were fabricated and tested on a BioForce Nanosciences Nanoenabler bench-top molecular printer. The new tool design improved spot reproducibility, yield and allowed for the deposition of submicron diameter spots which had not previously been demonstrated.
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ISBN:978-1-4398-3402-2
Pages:862
Hardcopy:$189.95
 
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