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Nanocantilever Signal Transduction by Electron Transfer

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Microfabricated cantilever beams promise to bring about a revolution in the field of chemical, physical, and biological sensor development. The resonance frequency of a microfabricated cantilever shifts sensitively because of mass loading from molecular adsorption. The minimum detectable adsorbed mass on a cantilever sensor can be increased by orders of magnitude by changing the dimensions of the device; smaller and thicker cantilevers offer higher resonance frequency and therefore better mass detection sensitivity. Here we describe micromachined silicon cantilevers that are 0.5 to 4 m in length, fabricated with the use of a focused ion beam (FIB). In addition, we demonstrate a technique for detection of the cantilever resonance frequency that is based on electron transfer.
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Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Life Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831, USA; University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-1200, USA

Publication date: 2002-07-01

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