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Geometrical Optimization of V-Shaped Microcantilever for Biosensors

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Linxia Gu

Dept. Mechanical and Materials Engineering,
Univ. of Nebraska - Lincoln

Manuscript received March 15, 2013; final manuscript received April 26, 2013; published online July 3, 2013. Assoc. Editor: Arthur G. Erdman.

J. Med. Devices 7(3), 030936 (Jul 03, 2013) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-13-1103; doi: 10.1115/1.4024498 History: Received March 15, 2013; Revised April 26, 2013

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Fig. 1

(a) Profile of the V-shaped cantilever, and (b) the symmetry model

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Fig. 2

Optimization flowchart

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Fig. 3

(a) Convergence history of objective function, and (b) optimized geometry configuration



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