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Gallium phosphide nanowire arrays and their possible application in cellular force investigations

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Publiceringsår: 2009
Språk: Engelska
Sidor: 3092-3094
Publikation/Tidskrift/Serie: Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B
Volym: 27
Nummer: 6
Dokumenttyp: Artikel
Förlag: A V S American Institute of Physics

Sammanfattning

The authors report the fabrication of gallium phosphide nanowire arrays that can be used for cellular force measurements. The nanowire positions are defined using electron beam lithography and the nanowires are grown using metal organic vapor phase epitaxy. By varying the nanowire diameter, length, and spacing from substrate to substrate, they can expect to probe cell forces over several orders of magnitude, depending on the chosen substrate. The small diameter of the nanowires allows them to densely pack the array and to achieve unprecedented spatial resolution for future cell force-array applications.

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Nyckelord

  • Physics and Astronomy
  • nanowires
  • nanolithography
  • nanofabrication
  • nanobiotechnology
  • MOCVD
  • III-V semiconductors
  • gallium compounds
  • cellular biophysics
  • electron beam lithography
  • semiconductor growth
  • vapour phase
  • epitaxial growth

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  • ISSN: 1071-1023

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