Quartz Crystal Microbalance

  • Yuji TeramuraEmail author
  • Madoka TakaiEmail author


A quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) is an acoustic transducer that converts mass changes on the sensor surface of an oscillating quartz-crystal resonator into an electronic signal.


Quartz crystal Mass change detection Dissipation factor Real-time measurement Label-free measurement 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of BioengineeringThe University of TokyoTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology (IGP), Rudbeck LaboratoryUppsala UniversityUppsalaSweden

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