Felice Battiston

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We present a novel chemical sensor based on a microfabricated array of silicon cantilevers. Individual cantilevers are sensitized for the detection of analytes using metal coatings. Analyte molecules chemisorbing or physisorbing on the cantilever coating and chemical reactions produce a change in interfacial stress between analyte molecules and cantilever.(More)
A cantilever-based protein biosensor has been developed providing a customizable multilayer platform for the detection of antibodies. It consists of a biotin-terminated PEG layer pre-functionalized on the gold-coated cantilever surface, onto which NeutrAvidin is adsorbed through biotin/NeutrAvidin specific binding. NeutrAvidin is used as a bridge layer(More)
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