Plasma-polymerized films for biochip design

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Abstract

Developments in plasma-polymerized films used for the design of chip-based biosensors, commonly referred to as biochips, are described. Plasma-polymerized films are suitable for the design of an interface between biological components and physical transducers, which are the two well-known main parts of biochips. The roles and advantages of plasma-polymerized films in biochip design are highlighted. Mainly, plasma-polymerized films can play an important role in the control and manipulation of biological components on different spatial regions (patterning), while retaining their activity. In addition, dry-process-based plasma-polymerization are compatible with biochip fabrication processes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-162
Number of pages12
JournalPlasma Processes and Polymers
Volume7
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Feb 22

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Polymers and Plastics

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