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Simulation of a surface-transverse wave (STW) biosensor for DF-1 cells

Nordin, Anis Nurashikin and Jamil, Nadira and Mel, Maizirwan and Voiculescu, Ioana and Ibrahimy, Muhammad Ibn (2010) Simulation of a surface-transverse wave (STW) biosensor for DF-1 cells. In: IIUM Research, Innovation & Invention Exhibition (IRIIE 2010), 26 - 27 January 2010, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

A 250 MHz Surface-Transverse Wave (STW) resonator is employed as a sensor element for the detection of DF-1 cells. STW belongs to the shear-horizontal acoustic plate modes (SH-APM) waves’ family where it has attracted plenty considerable interest. STWs are horizontally polarized shear waves which are generated and detected by the interdigital transducers (IDTs) similar to surface-acoustic wave (SAW) resonators [1]. Detection of chemical and biological agents in aqueous solutions is a difficult problem, especially when the detection technique has to be sensitive, power-efficient and very handy. Acoustic plate mode is a mode of vibration where particle motion is parallel to the surface. This makes it possible to produce a sensitive sensor capable of operating in fluids [2]. This paper presents the biosensor prototype utilizing STW resonator.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Additional Information: 3239/23127
Uncontrolled Keywords: Surface-Transverse Wave (STW), Biosensor for DF-1 Cells
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Dr. Anis Nurashikin Nordin
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2012 14:57
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2012 14:57
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/23127

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