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Inside track weighs in with solution

The performance of biosensors that rely on tiny vibrating cantilevers suffers when they are operated in a liquid. The solution is to place the liquid inside the cantilever.

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Figure 1: Mass sensing in liquids with nanomechanical devices.


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Tamayo, J. Inside track weighs in with solution. Nature Nanotech 2, 342–343 (2007).

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