The nanofluidics subgroup works mainly on researching the sensing property of nanofluidic crystal and single nanoparticle and achieving highly sensitive bio/chemical molecules detection on chip.
Members: Yuanjian Wu, Yuqi Wang, Yechang Guo, Min Yang, Baojun Wang (graduated), Jie Wang (graduated).
1. Nanofluidic crystal chips for ionic sensing.
2. Achieved highly sensitive detection of bio/chemical molecules on chip by using funnel nanochannel with nanoparticle trapped at the tip.
(a) Schematic view of the chip, (b) Fabrication process, (c)~(d) Typical SEM image, (f) Confocal image of funnel nanochannel with trapped nanoparticle, (g) I-V curves of the funnel nanochannel with and without nanoparticle, (h) Typical I-V curves with different kinds of nanoparticles loaded into funnel nanochannels, (i) Nanoparticle loading