Integrated Microfluidic Sensor System with Magnetostrictive Resonators

Cai Liang (Inventor), Jürgen Kosel (Inventor), Chinthaka Pasan Gooneratne (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

The present embodiments describe a method that integrates a magnetostrictive sensor with driving and detecting elements into a microfluidic chip to detect a chemical, biochemical or biomedical species. These embodiments may also measure the properties of a fluid such as viscosity, pH values. The whole system can be referred to lab-on-a-chip (LOC) or micro-total-analysis-systems (.mu.TAS). In particular, this present embodiments include three units, including a microfluidics unit, a magnetostrictive sensor, and driving/detecting elements. An analyzer may also be provided to analyze an electrical signal associated with a feature of a target specimen.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Patent numberUS 20110298455 A1
StatePublished - Dec 8 2011

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