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mi·cro·bal·ance

(mī'krō-bal'ănts),
A balance designed for use in weighing unusually small samples of materials.

microbalance

(mī′krō-bal″ăns) [ micro- + balance]
A scale or balance for measuring very small weight (mass) changes.
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Elwing, "Variations in coupled water, viscoelastic properties, and film thickness of a Mefp-1 protein film during adsorption and crosslinking: a quartz crystal microbalance with dissipation monitoring, ellipsometry, and surface plasmon resonance study," Analytical Chemistry, vol.73, no.24, pp.5796-5804, 2001.
Microgravimetric DNA sensor based on quartz crystal microbalance: comparison of oligonucleotide immobilization methods and the application in genetic diagnosis.
This gives a temperature coefficient of -0.25 (mg C[O.sup.2]/g PETG) [MPa.sup.-1] [K-.sup.1] for the solubility coefficient, and can be used to extrapolate the solubility results at 35 [degrees] C obtained with the microbalance over a limited temperature range.
[3] Nonstandard abbreviations: LAT, latex agglutination tests; LPEIA, latex piezoelectric immunoassay; QCM, quartz crystal microbalance; S'OZ, silica; SjAg, Schistosoma japonicum (Sj) antigens; SjAb, Sj antibodies; IRS, infected rabbit serum; TEM, transmission electron microscope; PEG, poly(ethylene glycol); GLU, glutaraldehyde; NRS, normal rabbit serum; BSA, bovine serum albumin; PBS, phosphate-buffered saline.
1908 - Bose and Conrat introduced the silver microvoltameter which was used with the Nernst microbalance whose smallest measureable weight was 0.256mg.(6)
The electrochemical quartz crystal microbalance (EQCM) and probe beam deflection (PBD) have been widely used to study interfacial processes in molecular solvent-based electrolytes.
Immunosensors using a quartz crystal microbalance. Meas Sci Technol 2003;14:1882-7.
The acquisition of a Quartz microbalance with dissipation measurement aims to enable the realization of the research projects of the team "Functional Screening and Targeting in Cancer" led by Pierre Martineau and the PP2i platform led by Martine Pugnire within the U1194 unit.
This technology builds on the fundamental basics of the quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) [1] with several key additional features that are detailed in the Materials and Methods and Results and Discussion sections.
Swedish firm Q-Sense AB introduced the Q-Sense E4, the latest version of its Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation monitoring technology.
The instrument features an electromagnetically compensated microbalance with true microgram resolution that can handle up to 5-g samples.
Supply of a microbalance and a secure weighing station for the weighing of toxic powders.