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Presentation of a research project addressed to the realisation of a diamond-based cellular biosensing device
Author(s): Luca Boarino; Valentina Carabelli; Emilio Carbone; Marco Genovese; Sara Gosso; Paolo Olivero; Alberto Pasquarelli; Federico Picollo; Paolo Traina
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Paper Abstract

In this proceedings we will present a research project financed by Piedmont regional government (Italy) and finalized to the realization and commercialization of functional devices for cellular bio-sensing based on diamond. Partners of the project are: Crisel Instruments, Torino University, Torino Polytechnic, INRIM, Politronica, Bionica Tech, Ulm University Here the main features of the final devices will be briefly summarized. We envisage an active diamond-based cellular substrate that can simultaneously stimulate and detect a variety of signals (chemical, optical, electrical) to and from neuroendocrine cells, in a fully biocompatible environment for the cellular system under test. Such a device can be realized by fully exploiting the peculiar properties of diamond: optical transparency, biocompatibility, chemical inertness, accessibility to a conductive graphite-like phase; properties that will be further explored and tested during the project.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 February 2012
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8207, Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics VIII, 82076G (9 February 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.916749
Show Author Affiliations
Luca Boarino, Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica (Italy)
Valentina Carabelli, Univ. of Torino (Italy)
Emilio Carbone, Univ. of Torino (Italy)
Marco Genovese, Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica (Italy)
Sara Gosso, Univ. of Torino (Italy)
Paolo Olivero, Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per le Scienze Fisiche della Materia (Italy)
Univ. of Torino (Italy)
Alberto Pasquarelli, Ulm Univ. (Germany)
Federico Picollo, Univ. of Torino (Italy)
Paolo Traina, Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8207:
Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics VIII
Anita Mahadevan-Jansen; Andreas Mandelis; Kenton W. Gregory; Nikiforos Kollias; Hyun Wook Kang; Henry Hirschberg; Melissa J. Suter; Brian Jet-Fei Wong; Justus F. Ilgner; Stephen Lam; Bodo E. Knudsen; Steen Madsen; E. Duco Jansen; Bernard Choi; Guillermo J. Tearney; Laura Marcu; Haishan Zeng; Matthew Brenner; Krzysztof Izdebski, Editor(s)

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