Semen quality detection using time of flight and acoustic wave sensors

NEWTON, M.I., EVANS, C.R., SIMONS, J.J. and HUGHES, D.C., 2007. Semen quality detection using time of flight and acoustic wave sensors. Applied Physics Letters, 90, pp. 1-2. ISSN 0003-6951

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Abstract

We report a real-time technique for assessing the number of motile sperm in a semen sample. The time of flight technique uses a flow channel with detection at the end of the channel using quartz crystal microbalances. Data presented suggests that a simple rigid mass model may be used in interpreting the change in resonant frequency using an effective mass for the sperm.

Item Type: Journal article
Publication Title: Applied Physics Letters
Creators: Newton, M.I., Evans, C.R., Simons, J.J. and Hughes, D.C.
Date: 2007
Volume: 90
ISSN: 0003-6951
Identifiers:
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10.1063/1.2721858DOI
Rights: Copyright ©2007 American Institute of Physics
Divisions: Schools > School of Science and Technology
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Added: 09 Oct 2015 10:12
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2017 13:22
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/9429

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