- Language: English
- 529 Pages
- Published: February 2012
- Region: Global
MEMS for biomedical applications
- Published: July 2012
- Region: Global
- 512 Pages
- Woodhead Publishing Ltd
The application of Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) in the biomedical field is leading to a new generation of medical devices.
MEMS for Biomedical Applications reviews the wealth of recent research on fabrication technologies and applications of this exciting technology. Part one introduces the fundamentals of MEMS for biomedical applications, exploring the microfabrication of polymers and reviewing sensor and actuator mechanisms. Part two goes on to consider MEMS for biomedical sensing and diagnostic applications. MEMS for tissue engineering and clinical applications are the focus of part three. Finally, part four reviews emerging biomedical applications of MEMS, from implantable neuroprobes and ocular implants to cellular microinjection.
Part 1 Fundamentals of MEMS for biomedical applications: Microfabrication of polymers for bioMEMS
- Review of sensor and actuator mechanisms for bioMEMS.
Part 2 MEMS for biomedical sensing and diagnostic applications: MEMS for in vivo sensing
- MEMS and electrical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) for non-invasive measurement of cells
- MEMS ultrasonic transducers for biomedical applications
- Lab-on-chip (LOC) devices and microfluidics for biomedical applications.
Part 3 MEMS for tissue engineering and clinical applications: Fabrication of cell culture microdevices for tissue engineering applications
- MEMS manufacturing techniques for tissue scaffolding devices
- BioMEMS for drug delivery applications
- Applications of MEMS technologies for minimally invasive medical procedures
- Smart Microgrippers for bioMEMS applications
- Microfluidic techniques for the detection, manipulation and isolation of rare cells.
Part 4 Emerging biomedical applications of MEMS: MEMS as implantable neuroprobes
- MEMS as ocular implants
- Cellular microinjection for therapeutics and research applications
- Hybrid MEMS: Integrating inorganic structures into live organisms.
Shekhar Bhansali is the Alcatel-Lucent Professor and the Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Florida International University, USA.
Abhay Vasudev is a Graduate Researcher at Florida International University's bioMEMS and Microsystems Lab.