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  1. Content type: Letter

    This study aims to propose a new fabrication method for an ohmic contact type RF-MEMS switch with Au–Au/carbon nanotube (CNT)-composite contacts. These contacts are proposed to improve the reliability and the ...

    Authors: Tomoaki Kageyama, Koichi Shinozaki, Lan Zhang, Jian Lu, Hideki Takaki and Sang-Seok Lee

    Citation: Micro and Nano Systems Letters 2018 6:6

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  2. Content type: Letter

    Thanks to the excellent barrier property and fabrication accessibility, Parylene has been actively used in the microelectromechanical system. An ultra-thin Parylene film with thickness smaller than 100 nm is u...

    Authors: Yaoping Liu, Dongyang Kang, Wangzhi Dai, Haida Li, Wei Wang and Yu-Chong Tai

    Citation: Micro and Nano Systems Letters 2018 6:5

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  3. Content type: Letter

    Silicon wet anisotropic etching based bulk micromachining technique is widely used for the fabrication of microelectromechanical systems components. In this technique of microfabrication, alignment of mask edg...

    Authors: Avvaru Venkata Narasimha Rao, Veerla Swarnalatha, Ashok Kumar Pandey and Prem Pal

    Citation: Micro and Nano Systems Letters 2018 6:4

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  4. Content type: Letter

    Pt thin film temperature sensors (Pt T sensors) are embedded in micro gas sensors to measure and control the working temperature. We characterized electrical resistances of Pt T sensors and micro heaters with ...

    Authors: Jun-gu Kang, Joon-Shik Park, Kwang-Bum Park, Junho Shin, Eung-An Lee, Sangsoo Noh and Hoo-Jeong Lee

    Citation: Micro and Nano Systems Letters 2017 5:26

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  5. Content type: Letter

    This letter reports two novel electrode design considerations to satisfy two very important aspects of EWOD operation—(1) Highly consistent volume of generated droplets and (2) Highly improved accuracy in the gen...

    Authors: N. Y. Jagath B. Nikapitiya, Mun Mun Nahar and Hyejin Moon

    Citation: Micro and Nano Systems Letters 2017 5:24

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  6. Content type: letter

    Anisotropic wet etching is a most widely employed for the fabrication of MEMS/NEMS structures using silicon bulk micromachining. The use of Si{110} in MEMS is inevitable when a microstructure with vertical sid...

    Authors: A. V. Narasimha Rao, V. Swarnalatha and P. Pal

    Citation: Micro and Nano Systems Letters 2017 5:23

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  7. Content type: Letter

    We present a facile method for the preparation of polyethyleneglycol diacrylate (PEG-DA) hydrogels with plasmonic gold (Au) nanospheres incorporated for various biological and chemical sensing applications. Pl...

    Authors: Dinesh Veeran Ponnuvelu, Seokbeom Kim and Jungchul Lee

    Citation: Micro and Nano Systems Letters 2017 5:21

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  8. Content type: Letter

    Despite many efforts to create nanogratings to exploit exceptionally enhanced nano-sized effects, realizing sub-10 nm nanogratings on a large area still remains a great challenge. Herein, we demonstrate fabric...

    Authors: Min-Seung Jo, Kwang-Wook Choi, Min-Ho Seo and Jun-Bo Yoon

    Citation: Micro and Nano Systems Letters 2017 5:19

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  9. Content type: Review

    Extracellular vesicles (EVs) are small membrane-bound bodies that are released into extracellular space by diverse cells, and are found in body fluids like blood, urine and saliva. EVs contain RNA, DNA and pro...

    Authors: Hyejin Kang, Jiyoon Kim and Jaesung Park

    Citation: Micro and Nano Systems Letters 2017 5:15

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  10. Content type: Letter

    A microbial fuel cell (MFC) is a bioinspired energy converter which directly converts biomass into electricity through the catalytic activity of a specific species of bacteria. The effect of temperature on a m...

    Authors: Hao Ren, Chenming Jiang and Junseok Chae

    Citation: Micro and Nano Systems Letters 2017 5:13

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  11. Content type: Letter

    Ion concentration polarization (ICP) has been widely studied for collecting target analytes as it is a powerful preconcentrator method employed for charged molecules. Although the method is quite robust, simpl...

    Authors: Kyungjae Lee, Yong Kyoung Yoo, Sung Il Han, Junwoo Lee, Dohwan Lee, Cheonjung Kim and Jeong Hoon Lee

    Citation: Micro and Nano Systems Letters 2017 5:11

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  12. Content type: Letter

    High throughput nanomanufacturing of photopatternable nanofibers and subsequent photopatterning is reported. For the production of high density nanofibers, the tube nozzle electrospinning (TNE) process has bee...

    Authors: Sheng-Po Fang, PitFee Jao, David E. Senior, Kyoung-Tae Kim and Yong-Kyu Yoon

    Citation: Micro and Nano Systems Letters 2017 5:10

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  13. Content type: Letter

    Controlling cells’ movement is an important technique in biological analysis that is performed within a microfluidic system. Many external forces are utilized for manipulation of cells, including their positio...

    Authors: Yugyung Jung, Ji-chul Hyun, Jongchan Choi, Arslan Atajanov and Sung Yang

    Citation: Micro and Nano Systems Letters 2017 5:6

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Micro and Nano Systems Letters 2017 5:17

  14. Content type: Review

    MEMS laser scanning enables the miniaturization of endoscopic catheters for advanced endomicroscopy such as confocal microscopy, multiphoton microscopy, optical coherence tomography, and many other laser scann...

    Authors: Kyungmin Hwang, Yeong-Hyeon Seo and Ki-Hun Jeong

    Citation: Micro and Nano Systems Letters 2017 5:1

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  15. Content type: Letter

    Bacterial therapies have been paid significant attentions by their ability to penetrate deep into the solid tumor tissue and its propensity to naturally accumulate in tumors of living animals. Understanding th...

    Authors: Eunpyo Choi, Bohee Maeng, Jae-hun Lee, Hyung-kwan Chang and Jungyul Park

    Citation: Micro and Nano Systems Letters 2016 4:8

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  16. Content type: Letter

    In this paper, nano-silver ink-jet printed transmission lines were fabricated to investigate RF performance on both flame retardant (FR-4) and polyimide (PI) as rigid and flexible substrates. The transmission ...

    Authors: Sung-min Sim, Yeonsu Lee, Hye-lim Kang, Kwon-Yong Shin, Sang-Ho Lee and Jung-Mu Kim

    Citation: Micro and Nano Systems Letters 2016 4:7

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  17. Content type: Review

    In wet bulk micromachining, the etching characteristics are orientation dependent. As a result, prolonged etching of mask openings of any geometric shape on both Si{100} and Si{110} wafers results in a structu...

    Authors: Sajal Sagar Singh, Prem Pal, Ashok Kumar Pandey, Yan Xing and Kazuo Sato

    Citation: Micro and Nano Systems Letters 2016 4:5

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  18. Content type: Letter

    A point electron source is desired to improve performance of high brightness electron beam instruments. It is valuable to create nano-sized tungsten (W) tip from sharp ordinary polycrystalline W needle. The sh...

    Authors: Shigeki Hayashi, Masashi Ono, Shinya Tomonaga and Haruka Nakanishi

    Citation: Micro and Nano Systems Letters 2016 4:3

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  19. Content type: Letter

    The concepts of microrobots has been drawn significant attentions recently since its unprecedented applicability in nanotechnology and biomedical field. Bacteria attached microparticles presented in this work ...

    Authors: Keon Huh, Darong Oh, Seok Young Son, Hyung Jung Yoo, Byeonghwa Song, Dong-il Dan Cho, Jong-Mo Seo and Sung Jae Kim

    Citation: Micro and Nano Systems Letters 2016 4:1

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  20. Content type: Letter

    An ingenious combination of plasmonic nanomaterials and one of the most relevant biological systems, deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is achieved by bioconjugating gold nanorods (GNRs) with DNA via electrostatic in...

    Authors: Luciano De Sio, Giulio Caracciolo, Ferdinanda Annesi, Tiziana Placido, Daniela Pozzi, Roberto Comparelli, Alfredo Pane, Maria Lucia Curri, Angela Agostiano and Roberto Bartolino

    Citation: Micro and Nano Systems Letters 2015 3:8

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  21. Content type: Letter

    In this brief a new low actuation voltage RF MEMS switch is presented which can be integrated and controlled with available CMOS technologies. Despite the advantages in the design of RF MEMS switches designing...

    Authors: Ali Attaran and Rashid Rashidzadeh

    Citation: Micro and Nano Systems Letters 2015 3:7

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  22. Content type: Letter

    A low-voltage, low-power method of electrically deforming a liquid-metal droplet via the direct manipulation of its surface tension is presented. By imposing a quasi-planar geometry on the liquid metal, its se...

    Authors: Ryan C Gough, Andy M Morishita, Jonathan H Dang, Matthew R Moorefield, Wayne A Shiroma and Aaron T Ohta

    Citation: Micro and Nano Systems Letters 2015 3:4

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