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Author Hao-Yu Liang ♦ Pei-Hsuan Lo ♦ Wei-Chen Lai ♦ Weileun Fang
Sponsorship IEEE
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2015
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Applied physics
Subject Keyword Resistance heating ♦ Films ♦ Sensors ♦ Electric shock ♦ Three-dimensional displays ♦ Testing ♦ THV ♦ Bio-sphere ♦ Stimulator ♦ Flexible
Abstract This study presents a novel "3D multi-function bio-sphere Drosophila (fruit fly) behavior platform" implemented by Micro Electro Mechanical System (MEMS) and flexible electronics technology. The 3D multi-function bio-sphere behavior platform has three merits: (1) The 3D MEMS bio-sphere provides a natural like testing environment (sphere space) for fly's behavior observation, (2) The integration of micro transducers (i.e. electric shock punisher, thermal punisher, and position sensor) enables various bio-experiments and the future potential of automatic training and recording, and (3) The transparent bio-sphere enhances the flexibility of bio-experiments through adding external visual learning targets and behavior monitoring camera. This is the first 3D Drosophila behavior training and recording platform for brain (learning and memory) experiments.
Description Author affiliation: Inst. of NanoEngineering & Microsyst., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan (Pei-Hsuan Lo) || Dept. of Power Mech. Eng., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan (Hao-Yu Liang; Wei-Chen Lai; Weileun Fang)
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2015-11-01
Publisher Place South Korea
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
e-ISBN 9781479982035
Size (in Bytes) 1.23 MB
Page Count 4
Starting Page 1
Ending Page 4


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library