A low temperature co-fired ceramic-based dielectrophoretic device for manipulating micro and nanostructure materials

Ji Yun Seon, Young Joon Yoon, Jaekyoung Choi, Hyo Tae Kim, Chang Yeoul Kim, Jong Hee Kim, Hong Koo Baik

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Abstract

A dielectophoretic (DEP) device fabricated by a conventional low temperature co-fired ceramic (LTCC) process, for manipulating micro and nanostructure materials, such as spherical polystyrene microspheres, titanium dioxide (TiO2) nanotubes, and silver (Ag) nanowires, is described. To generate a non-uniform electric field, a castellated electrode configuration was applied to the LTCC-based DEP device using a screen printing method. The actual motions of the micro and nanostructure materials under both a positive and a negative DEP force were observed in detail and the findings compared with numerical simulation data for the electric field distribution. The performance of the LTCC-based DEP device for separating and trapping was evaluated and potential applications are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7540-7545
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Volume13
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Nov

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Bioengineering
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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