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From Materials to Devices: (I) Ultrathin Flexible Implantable Bio-probes with Biodegradable Sacrificial Layers (II) Carrier Spin Injection and Transport in Diamond

Abstract My research has been focusing on the innovations of material and structure designs, and the development of fabrication processes of novel nanoelectronics devices.

My first project addresses the long-existing challenge of implantable neural probes, where high rigidity and high flexibility for the probe need to be satisfied at the same time. Two types of probes that can be used out of the box have been demonstrated, including (1) a compact probe that spontaneously forms three-dimensional bend-up devices only after implantation, and (2) an ultra-flexible probe as thin as 2 µm attached to a small silicon shaft that can be accurately delivered into the tissue and then get fully released in situ without altering its shape and position as the su... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Jiao, Xiangbing (Author) / Qing, Quan (Advisor) / Alford, Terry (Advisor) / Nemanich, Robert (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Materials Science
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 114 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Materials Science and Engineering 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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