By Wanjun Wang,Steven A. Soper
Microelectromechanical platforms (MEMS) are evolving into hugely built-in applied sciences for various program components. upload the organic measurement to the combination and a number of latest difficulties and concerns come up that require a vast knowing of facets from uncomplicated, fabrics, and scientific sciences as well as engineering. amassing the efforts of well known leaders in every one of those fields, BioMEMS: applied sciences and Applications offers the 1st wide-reaching survey of the layout and alertness of MEMS applied sciences to be used in organic and scientific areas.
This booklet considers either the original features of organic samples and the demanding situations of microscale engineering. Divided into 3 major sections, it first examines fabrication applied sciences utilizing non-silicon approaches, which use fabrics which are acceptable for medical/biological analyses. those contain UV lithography, LIGA, nanoimprinting, injection molding, and hot-embossing. cognizance then shifts to microfluidic parts and sensing applied sciences for pattern practise, supply, and research. the ultimate part outlines numerous purposes and platforms on the innovative of BioMEMS know-how in quite a few parts comparable to genomics, drug supply, and proteomics.
Laying a cross-disciplinary origin for extra improvement, BioMEMS: applied sciences and purposes offers engineers with an knowing of the organic demanding situations and organic scientists with an figuring out of the engineering demanding situations of this burgeoning technology.