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cantilever

/can·ti·le·ver/ (kan″tĭ-le´ver) a projecting structure supported on only one end and carrying a load at the other end or along its length.
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Instead, this new type of sniffer works by deliberately hitting the microcantilevers with relatively large amounts of energy associated with a range of frequencies, forcing them into wide oscillation, or movement.
The microcantilever approach "could be tremendously useful in bringing down costs," Majumdar says.
His considerable experience in bringing new technologies to the market and driving revenue growth will complement our current strengths and significantly contribute to the successful commercialization of our microcantilever technology.
Sarcon's uncooled IR detectors use a unique MEMS-based microcantilever structure for 10-20 times the sensitivity of competing technologies, with lower noise.
We are quite confident that this collaboration will further establish microcantilever technology applications in biological discovery.
a bio- nanotechnology company commercializing microcantilever technologies to facilitate biomolecular research, today announced the successful completion of product enhancements supported by a Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) grant.
Protiveris is applying these sensor technologies to microcantilever measurements of biomolecular interactions.
The VeriScan(TM) 3000 bench top protein biochip system, developed using proprietary microcantilever technology, detects biomolecular and chemical interactions to enable more efficient and accurate protein research outcomes.
Their automated bench top protein biochip system, developed using proprietary microcantilever technology, detects biomolecular interactions and enables more efficient and accurate protein analysis.
For AFM imaging, specimens (different from those used for FTIR and LSCM measurements) were periodically removed from the laboratory and outdoor chambers and analyzed using a Dimension 3100 scanning probe microscope (Digital Instruments) operated in tapping mode and commercial Si microcantilever probes.
Remaining chapters describe particular technologies, including explosives detection based on amplifying fluorescence polymers, ion mobility spectrometry, mass spectrometry for security screening of explosives, explosive vapor detection using microcantilever sensors, lab-on-a-chip detection of explosives, nanoscale sensing assemblies using quantum dot-protein bioconjugates, and remote sensing of explosive materials using differential reflection spectrometry.
Newer, potentially faster and more sensitive technologies based on concepts such as nanowires, quantum dots, microcantilevers, and hand-held spectrometers are reported to be available or near availability, but most still require significant amounts of testing and validation under conditions replicating actual use.