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Advanced Biosensing Using Micromechanical Cantilever Arrays

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During the last few years, a series of new detection methods in the field of biosensors have been developed. Biosensors are analytical devices that combine a biologically sensitive element with a physical or chemical transducer to selectively and quantitatively detect the presence of specific compounds in a given external environment.


  • Cantilever Array
  • Cantilever Surface
  • Artificial Nose
  • Laser Beam Deflection
  • Vacuum Deposition Technique

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Hegner, M., Arntz, Y. (2004). Advanced Biosensing Using Micromechanical Cantilever Arrays. In: Braga, P.C., Ricci, D. (eds) Atomic Force Microscopy. Methods in Molecular Biology™, vol 242. Humana Press.

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