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Optofluidics 2017

July 25, 2017

Optofluidics 2017 continues a series of Conferences that provide a forum to promote scientific exchange and foster closer networks and collaborative ties between leading international optics and micro/nanofluidics researchers across [more...]

Feeling the Heat in Cells

April 17, 2017

The gallium nitride nanomembrane (GaN NM) is shown attached to a cell. When a pulsed laser is directed onto the nanomembrane, heat is transferred to the cell via a gold microdisc. By monitoring the emitted photoluminescent light (blue [more...]

Survey Microfluidics and Sensors

June 4, 2016

A schematic of a thermal mass flow meter (Image Credit: Wikiwand) As requested by Mr. Henne van Heeren, an invitation for Microfluidics and Sensors Voluntary Survey conduced by enablingMNT is posted.  After our earlier very successful [more...]

Nanosheet Flow Meters Find Sensor Stability

October 21, 2015

Nanosheets have a surface-texture advantage (image credit: Anna Demming) The ability to monitor fluid flow is crucial for a number of applications but current methods use ‘hot wires’ that are brittle and prone to break under operating [more...]

Understanding Sensor Resolution Specifications

September 20, 2015

Summary The TechNote describes in detail the important factors in the interpretation of displacement resolution specifications found in most sensor datasheets – an often misinterpreted number. Introduction As a machine designer or [more...]