Biomimetic Microsensors Inspired by Marine Life by Ajay Giri Prakash Kottapalli, Mohsen Asadnia, Jianmin Miao,

By Ajay Giri Prakash Kottapalli, Mohsen Asadnia, Jianmin Miao, Michael S. Triantafyllou

This publication narrates the improvement of assorted biomimetic microelectromechanical structures (MEMS) sensors, comparable to strain, stream, acceleration, chemical, and tactile sensors, which are encouraged by way of sensing phenomena that exist in marine lifestyles. The learn defined during this ebook is multi-faceted and combines the services and realizing from different fields, together with biomimetics, microfabrication, sensor engineering, MEMS layout, nanotechnology, and fabric technological know-how. a sequence of chapters research the layout and fabrication of MEMS sensors that functionality on piezoresistive, piezoelectric, pressure gauge, and chemical sensing rules. through translating nature-based engineering options to man made man-made expertise, we will locate leading edge recommendations to serious problems.

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J Microelectromech Syst 16:999–1014 Wang ZH, Miao JM, Tan CW, Xu T (2010) Fabrication of piezoelectric MEMS devices— from thin film to bulk PZT wafer. J Electroceram 24:25–32 Chapter 2 Biological Olfaction Inspired Chemical Sensors Nan Wang Olfaction, the sense of smell, is considered to be one of the earliest senses that are highly developed during the course of evolution. This biological system shows astonishing specificity which enables odorant information to be precisely perceived and analyzed by almost all eukaryotes, from invertebrate insects to vertebrate mammals.

13]. Copyright (2009) Elsevier 32 2 Biological Olfaction Inspired Chemical Sensors Fig. 9 Captured images to show the convergence of different porphyrinoid indicators into eight artificial glomeruli. Where, glomeruli 1 and 6 correspond to ZnTPP; glomeruli 2 and 7 correspond to PtTPP; glomeruli 3 and 5 correspond to MnTPP; glomeruli 4 and 8 correspond to CoTPP. Reprinted with permission from Ref. [13]. Copyright (2009) Elsevier fingerprint of the pixel which reflects both the nature of the porphyrinoid indicators and its quantity dispersed into the sensing film.

23b, a sharp increase was observed between 10 and 30 s. After that, the peak current reached to a plateau value and then dropped subsequently due to the saturation 48 2 Biological Olfaction Inspired Chemical Sensors Fig. 23 Effects of a deposition potential and b deposition time on the stripping current of 30 ppb copper ions with the shark-inspired MEMS chemical sensor [20]. 3 V for b, frequency of 20 Hz, amplitude of 45 mV and step potential of 5 mV effect. 3 V and 40 s were selected as the deposition potential and deposition time, respectively.

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