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Process Technology for Micro-Cantilever

Salient Features:

State of the art process technology to fabricate micro-cantilevers of varying dimensions using Ultra Fast Pulsed Laser

Specification:

Micro-cantilever of minimum feature size as small as 1 μm and a minimum thickness of up to 3-5 μm can be fabricated

Work piece accuracies:

Level of Development:

TRL 7

Status of Commercialization:

Ready for Technology Transfer

Major Raw materials Utilised:

Silicon, Nickel, Copper, NiTi & TiN
Polymers like SU-8, PDMS etc.

Major Plant Equipment and Machines required:

High Precision Ultra Fast Pulsed Laser Micro Machining System

Techno economics:

Technology Package

  • Process Technology for Laser machining

Micro-cantilever Applications:

  • To detect physical, chemical, and biological particles (target materials) with extremely high sensitivity and selectivity
  • To penetrate tissue in therapeutic and diagnostic applications
  • As tweezers or grippers for pick and place applications of Nano-sized particles or microscopic surgeries
  • As transport mechanisms for sensors to detect Nano-size particles on a surface