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Volume 29, Number 7(2) (2017)
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Published: July 26, 2017
Calibration of Temperature Sensors with Different Tolerances for Polymerase Chain Reaction Chips [PDF]
Chan-Young Park, Seul-Bit-Na Koo, Jae-Hyeon Cho, Yu-Seop Kim, Hye-Jeong Song, and Jong-Dae Kim
(Received February 26, 2016; Accepted February 27, 2017)
Keywords: micro-PCR chip, calibration, thermistor, resistance tolerance, PCR performance
The calibration of temperature sensors with different tolerances is investigated to evaluate the effect of a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) on the performance of a PCR chip. Two types of thermistor sensors with 0.5 and 1% tolerances are applied to printed circuit board (PCB)-based PCR chips. The PCR performance is evaluated for calibrated and uncalibrated thermistors. The band volume variation of gel images is analyzed statistically to evaluate the performance. As a result of analyzing the band volume in gel images, the 0.5% thermistor was found to exhibit a level of performance that is almost equal in both the calibrated and uncalibrated thermistors.
Corresponding author: Jong-Dae Kim
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Chan-Young Park, Seul-Bit-Na Koo, Jae-Hyeon Cho, Yu-Seop Kim, Hye-Jeong Song, and Jong-Dae Kim, Calibration of Temperature Sensors with Different Tolerances for Polymerase Chain Reaction Chips, Sens. Mater., Vol. 29, No. 7, 2017, p. 961-968.
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