PDMS Station

PDMS Station

The PDMS Station is available for mixing and curing PDMS (poly-dimethyl siloxane), commonly used to make devices for use in biomedical applications. PDMS is a gas permeable, sterilizable, and bio-compatible material that is resistant to many chemicals once cured. PDMS devices are used for myriad research applications, including single-cell analysis, capillary electrophoresis, and organ-on-a-chip. To make these devices, liquid monomer is mixed with a curing agent, degassed, poured over an inverse mold, and then cured in an oven — a process referred to as soft lithography.

The Brewer Science Cee 100 spin coater below is available for making precice, uniform PDMS membranes.

PDMS Spin Coater


CMADP Upcoming Events

Ralph N. Adams Lectureship, KU Chemistry Dept.

R. Mark Wightman, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Public Lecture "Detecting Catecholamines--A Journey from Beaker to the Behaving Brain"
Thursday, November 15 @ 4:00pm
Integrated Science Building, Room 1154 (Central District)
Reception immediately following lecture in ISB atrium, open to all

Scientific Lecture "Chemical Monitoring of Neurotransmission with Microelectrodes"
Friday, November 16 @ 4:00pm
Integrated Science Building, Room 1154 (Central District)

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