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Title: Optimization of a boron doped nanocrystalline diamond temperature regulator for sensing applications
Authors: Clukers, Tim
Van Grinsven, Bart
Vandenryt, Thijs
Janssens, Stoffel D.
Wagner, Patrick
De Ceuninck, Ward
Thoelen, Ronald
Daenen, Michaël
Haenen, Ken
Issue Date: 2011
Citation: Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, 1282, p. 123-128
Series/Report: MRS Symposium Proceedings
Series/Report no.: 1282
Abstract: Recently, the concept of creating a boron doped nanocrystalline diamond (B-NCD) based temperature regulator for bio-sensing applications was proven. In this work, the next step is taken, i.e. one device working simultaneously as thermistor and heater. In combination with a PID-control., it is possible to create a temperature control, with possible set points going from room temperature till 70°C, with an accuracy exceeding a maximum temperature variation of 0.2 °C. Parallel with steering the temperature by varying the current through the B-NCD film, its resistance is measured with a 4-point measurement from which the temperature can be derived using a calibration curve. This value is the feedback for the PID-control to steer the current used for the regulation.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/13371
DOI: 10.1557/opl.2011.312
ISBN: 978-1-60511-259-6
ISSN: 0272-9172
Category: C1
Type: Proceedings Paper
Appears in Collections: Research publications

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