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HMS Microfluidics Core Facility

Location: 200 Longwood Ave., WAB-572, Boston, MA 02115

Core Summary:

The HMS Microfluidics Facility aims to make the tools of Microfabrication and Microfluidics available to all HMS users.

Institutions:
  • Harvard Medical School
Personnel/Contact Information:

Member: Saenz, Calixto, Ph.D.
Role: Manager, HMS Microfluidics Facility
Phone: (617) 432-7251
Email

Facilities and Equipment:

Location of Core: 200 Longwood Ave., WAB-572, Boston, MA 02115

Major Equipment:

  • Ambios Technology Profilometer
  • Headway spin coater (photoresist)
  • Jelight UVO-Cleaner 42
  • Laurell spin coater (PDMS)
  • Leica Stereo Microscope
  • Metrology microscope
  • OAI alignment bonder
  • Reynolds Tech LAF wetbench
  • SÜSS MicroTec Mask aligner
  • Technics Plasma etcher
  • THINKY ARE-250 Mixer
Services:
  • Soft-lithography service

    "The most widely adopted method for making Microfluidics devices for chemical and biological applications is named soft-lithography, a Microfabrication process combining photolithography and micro-molding techniques using a soft, biocompatible, polymeric material – PDMS (polydimethylsiloxane). The Microfabrication room of our facility offers all the equipment and tools needed for photolithography and soft-lithography process."

    The lab will perform this service for investigators or trained users may use the equipment and facilities themselves. See the guidelines on the website for details.

  • Soft-lithography training and consultation

    Includes seminars and workshops, as well as individual training. See website for details.


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Last updated: 2012-09-24T11:07:37.710-05:00