Microcantilevers with Nanochannels


  • This work has been supported by the National Nano R&D Program (2006-03129) from the Korea Science and Engineering Foundation (KOSEF), and by the BK21 program from the Ministry of Education of Korea. This work made use of the facilities of the National Center for Nanomaterials Technology (NCNT) at the Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang, Korea. Supporting Information is available online from Wiley InterScience or from the authors.


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Novel microcantilevers withnanochannels fabricated from anodicaluminum oxide (AAO) are described. Cantilevers based on AAO canprecisely control the dimensions ofthe nanochannels and provide surface areas several orders of magnitudelarger than conventional siliconcantilevers with flat surfaces.