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New Book Discusses Application of MEMS in Biomedical Field

Published on November 8, 2012 at 3:23 AM

Research and Markets has announced the addition of Woodhead Publishing Ltd's new book "MEMS for biomedical applications" to their offering.

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.

Key Topics Covered:

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.

Source: http://www.researchandmarkets.com

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