Zhang, X. and Kerkhoff, H. G. and Mailly, F. and Nouet, P. and Liu, H. and Richardson, A. (2007) A fault-tolerant MEF peptide synthesizer using control and direct sensing electrodes employing current and impedance tests. In: 13th International mixed signals testing workshop and 3rd international GHz/Gbps test workshop, Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal. University of Porto, Portugal, pp. 176-181.Full text not available from this repository.
The research in the area of microelectronic fluidic (MEF) devices for biomedical applications is rapidly growing. As faults in these devices can have severe personal implications, a system is presented which includes fault-tolerance with respect to the systhesized biomaterials (peptides). It can employ purity detection of peptides via current tests of control electrodes of impedance measurements using direct sensing electrodes near the peptide collector area. In the case of purity problems, the location is marked, and repeated synthesis at another collector side is initiated.
|Item Type:||Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Engineering|
|Deposited On:||26 Oct 2011 10:30|
|Last Modified:||10 Apr 2014 00:42|
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