Scientific Paper on Nano-channel Device Fabrication Using Quartz Plasma Etching from Nagoya University Team

November 2, 2016 Samco 2016 Customer, Samco Customer Publication, Silicon/Dielectrics Etch, SiO2 Etch

Identifying DNA methylation in a nanochannel

Xiaoyin Suna,b, Takao Yasuia,b,c, Takeshi Yanagidad,e, Noritada Kajia,b, Sakon Rahonga,b, Masaki Kanaid, Kazuki Nagashimad, Tomoji Kawaie and Yoshinobu Babaa,b,f
a Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan;
b ImPAC T Research Center for Advanced Nanobiodevices, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan;
c Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), PRESTO, Saitama, Japan;
d Institute of Materials Chemistry and Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan;
e Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan;
f Health Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Takamatsu, Japan
Science and Technology of Advanced Materials (2016) VOL . 17, NO . 1, 644–649

A new method to analyze DNA methylation was proposed using a nano-channel device in this research. Samco RIE etch tool was used for  quartz plasma etching over Cr hard mask to fabricate nano-channel structures. The nano-channel device is effective to detect single DNA molecule.

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