Adaptive Nanodispenser Microrobot for lab-on-a-chip in microfluidic platform

Year: 2011

Authors: Coppola S., Vespini V., Paturzo M., Grilli S., Ferraro P.

Autors Affiliation: CNR Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, Unit of Napoli

Abstract: A novel and interesting approach of electrode-less technique to grip and transport micro objects driven by pyroelectric effect is demonstrated. The force is generated by applying thermal stimulus on Lithium Niobate crystal by an IR laser.

Conference title: Frontiers in Optics 2011

Place: San Jose, California, USA

KeyWords: Ferroelectrics; Lithium niobate; Infrared and far-infrared lasers