Photo of the Day: Super-Thin Silicon Membranes

Tue, 10/29/2013 - 9:12am
Peter Iglinski, University of Rochester

Click here to read the full article.

A microfluidic bioreactors consists of two chambers separated by a nanoporous silicon membrane. It allows for flow-based assays using minimal amounts of reagent. The ultra-thin silicon membrane provides an excellent mimic of biological barrier properties. NOTE: This image combines two exposures in order to capture the brighter and darker parts of the scene, which exceed the dynamic range of the camera sensor. The resulting composite is truer to what the eye actually sees. Credit: Photo by Adam Fenster/University of Rochester.

For more information visit


Share this Story

You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.