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