Rainer Fasching

Rainer Fasching

Adjunct Professor


Adjunct Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Vienna University of Technology, Electrical Engineering, PhD 1997
Vienna University of Technology, Electrical Engineering, MS 1991

Research Interests

Micro- and Nano Fabrication Technologies, Electrochemistry, Scanning Probe
Microscopy Methodes, Biomedical Microsystems, and Tissue Engineering

Publications

N. P. Dasgupta, S. Xu, H. J. Jung, A. Iancu, R. Fasching, R. Sinclair and F. B. Prinz, “Nickel Silicide Nanowire Arrays for Anti-Reflective Electrodes in Photovoltaics”, ADV. FUNCT. MATER., vol. 22, pp. 3650-3657, 2012.

W. H. Ryu, K. E. Hammerick, Y. B. Kim, J. B. Kim, R. Fasching, F. B. Prinz, “Three-dimensional biodegradable microscaffolding: Scaffold characterization and cell population at single cell resolution”, ACTA BIOMATERIALIA, vol. 7, pp. 3325-3335, 2011.

W. H. Ryu, S. J. Bai, J. S. Park, Z. Huang, J. Moseley, T. Fabian, R. J. Fasching, A. R. Grossman, F. B. Prinz, “Direct Extraction of Photosynthetic Electrons from Single Algal Cells by Nanoprobing System”, NANO LETTERS, vol. 10 (4), pp. 1137-1143, 2010.

J Komadina, S Walch, R Fasching, A Grossman, FB Prinz, “Reversible oxidation of spinach ferredoxin at surface-modified electrodes.”, J ELECTROCHEM SOC, vol. 155, 2008.

P.-C. Su, C.-C. Chao, J. H. Shim, R. Fasching, F. B. Prinz, “Solid Oxide Fuel Cell with Corrugated Thin Film Electrolyte”, NANO LETT. , vol. 8, pp. 2289-2292, 2008.

W. Ryu, Z. Huang, J.-S. Park, J. Moseley, A. R. Grossman, R. Fasching, F. B. Prinz , “Open Micro-fluidic System for Atomic Force Microscopy-Guided in situ Electrochemical Probing of a Single Cell”, LAB ON A CHIP, vol. 8, pp. 1460-1467, 2008.

Pei-Chen Su, Rainer Fasching, and Fritz B. Prinz, “High Surface Area Density Nano Thin Film Solid Oxide Fuel Cells”, POWERMEMS 2007 PROCEEDING, pp. 19-22, 2007.

Hong Huang, Masafumi Nakamura, Pei-Chen Su, Rainer Fasching, Yuji Saito, and Fritz B. Prinz, “High-Performance Ultrathin Solid Oxide Fuel Cells for Low-Temperature Operation”, JOURNAL OF THE ELECTROCHEMICAL SOCIETY, vol. 154, 2007.

W. H. Ryu, Z. Huang, F. B. Prinz, S. B. Goodman, R. Fasching, “Biodegradable micro-osmotic pump for long-term and controlled release of basic fibroblast growth factor”, JOURNAL OF CONTROLLED RELEASE, vol. 124, pp. 98-105, 2007.

W. H. Ryu, M. Vyakarnam, R. S. Greco, F. B. Prinz, R. Fasching, “Fabrication of Multi-Layered Biodegradable Drug Delivery Device Based on Microstructuring of PLGA Polymers”, BIOMEDICAL MICRODEVICES, vol. 9, pp. 845-853, 2007.

S.-J. Bai, T. Fabian, F.B. Prinz and R.J. Fasching, “Nanoscale Probe System for Cell-Organelle Analysis”, SENSORS AND ACTUATORS B: CHEMICAL ,2008.

W. H. Ryu, S. Min, K. Hammerick, M. Vyakarnam, R. S. Greco, F. B. Prinz, R. Fasching, “The construction of three-dimensional micro-fluidic scaffolds of biodegradable polymers by solvent vapor based bonding of micro-molded layers, Biomaterials”, vol.28, iss. 6, pp.1174-1184, 2007.

Hong Huang, Masafumi Nakamura, Pei-Chen Su, Rainer Fasching, Yuji Saito, and Fritz B. Prinz, “MEMS Fabrication and Performances of Nano-Thin Solid Oxide Fuel Cell”, 208TH ECS MEETING, 2006.

W. H. Ryu, R. Fasching, M. Vyakarnam, R. S. Greco, F. B. Prinz, “Microfabrication Technology of Biodegradable Polymers for Interconnecting Microstructures”, JOURNAL OF MICROELECTROMECHANICAL SYSTEMS, vol.15, no.6, pp.1457-1465, 2006.

W. H. Ryu, F. B. Prinz, R. S. Greco, R. Fasching, “Biodegradable Micro-Fluidic Sheet-Devices for Programmed Drug Release,” TRANSACTIONS OF THE 33RD ANNUAL MEETING AND EXPOSITION OF THE CONTROLLED RELEASE SOCIETY, Vienna, Austria, 2006.

W. H. Ryu, R. Fasching, K. Hammerick, S. Min, F. B. Prinz, “Micro-structured Biodegradable Polymers Embedded with Cells and Drugs for Tissue Engineering and Drug Delivery”, PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASME SUMMER BIOENGINEERING CONFERENCE, Amelia Island, Florida, 2006.

W. H. Ryu, S. Min, R. Fasching, F. Prinz, “3D Multi-layered Micro-fabricated Tissue Scaffolds of Biodegradable Polymers”, TRANSACTION OF THE 31ST ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY FOR BIOMATERIALS, vol.29, Pittsburgh, 2009.

R. Fasching, W. H. Ryu, F. Prinz, “Interconnected Biodegradable Polymers in Sub-Micron Precision,” TRANSACTION OF THE 31ST ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY FOR BIOMATERIALS, vol29, Pittsburgh, 2006.

Y. Tao, R. Fasching, F. B. Prinz, “Ultra-sharp High-aspect-ratio Probe Array for SECM and AFM Analysis”, Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng v 5986, SMART STRUCTURES AND MATERIALS, March 14-18, San Diego, U.S.A, 2004.

Y. Tao, R. Fasching, F. Prinz, “Cantilever Tip-Probe Arrays for Simultaneous SECM and AFM Analysis”

R. Fasching, Y. Tao, K. Hammerck, F. B. Prinz, “A Pencil Probe System for Electrochemical Analysis and Modification in Nanometer Dimension”, Proc. SPIE 5116, Smart Sensors, ACTUATORS AND MEMS – Microtechnologies for the New Millenium (2003), 128-135, Maspalonas, Gran Canaria, Spain, May 19-21 2003.

R. Fasching, F. Keplinger, G. Hanreich, G. Jobst, G. Urban, F. Kohl, R. Chabicovsky, “A novel miniaturized sensor for carbon dioxide dissolved in liquids”, JOURNAL OF SENSORS AND ACTUATORS B, 3987, 1-7, 2001.

R. Fasching, F. Keplinger, G. Hanreich, G. Jobst, G. Urban, F. Kohl, R. Chabicovsky, “A novel miniaturized sensor for carbon dioxide dissolved in liquids”, PROC. EUROSENORS XIV, Copenhagen, 227, 2000.

G. Hanreich, J. Nicolics, R. Fasching, “Thermal analysis of new silicon-based substrates”, PROC IMEKO, Vienna, 307, 2000

F. Kohl, R. Fasching, A. Glanninger, A. Jachimowicz, R. Chabicovsky, “Micromachined Semiconductor Flow Sensor”, PROC IMEKO, Vienna, 147, 2000.

R. Fasching, F. Keplinger, F. Kohl, “Novel Technologies for the Assembling of ASIC’s and MEMS”, CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS OF MICROELECTRONICS, Seminar organized by the society for microelectronics, in Bad Hofgastein, Salzburg 3-6. 3. 1999, 45”.

F. Kohl, R. Fasching, G. Urban, J. Steurer, F. Olcaytug, A. Jachimowicz, A. Glaninger, F. Keplinger, D. Biacovsky, “Silicon microtechnology for thermal sensors”, E&I, 115, 391, 1998.

R. Fasching, F. Olcaytug, J. Schalko, H. Ebel, M. Gazicki, “Application of cylindrical electro-magnetrons for glow discharge deposition of amorpous carbon and amorphous carbon/germanium films”, PROC. FINAL WORKSHOP OF COST 515 (PISE), 11-12, Nancy, 23, 9. 1997.

E. Aschauer, R. Fasching, G. Jobst, M. Varahram, P. Svasek, I. Moser, G. Urban, “Miniaturisierte, integrierte Biosensoren für Glucose- und Lactat – Monitoring”, In: AHLERS H. ED., Multisensorikpraxis, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1996.

R. Fasching, E. Aschauer, G. Jobst, I. Moser, G. Urban, “Entwicklung elektrochemischer Dünnschicht CO2-Sensoren, Grundlagen und Technologie elektronischer Bauelemente”, FORTBILDUNGSSEMINAR DER GESELLSCHAFT FÜR MIKROELEKTRONIK IN GROßARL, 7-10. (lecture)”, 1995.

E. Aschauer, R. Fasching, G. Urban, G. Nicolussi, W. Husinsky, “Surface characterization of thin film platinum electrodes applied for biosensors by means of cyclic voltammetry and laser – SNMS”, JOURNAL OF ELECTROANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY, 381, 143-152, 1995.

R. Fasching, E. Aschauer, G. Urban, “Miniaturized carbon dioxide sensors” Proc.7. Workshop: MICROTECHNOLOGY AND MICROSENSORS FOR ENVIRONMENT, BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE” 8-10, Jena. (lecture), 10. 1995.

E. Aschauer, R. Fasching, M. Varahram, G. Jobst, G. Urban, G. Nicolussi, W. Husinsky, G. Friedbacher, M. Grasserbauer, “Surface modification of platinum thin film electrodes towards a defined rouhgness and microporosity”, JOURNAL OF ELECTROANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY, 426, 157-165, 10. 1995.

G. Urban, G. Jobst, F. Keplinger, E. Aschauer, R. Fasching, P. Svasek, “Miniaturized integrated biosensors”, TECHNOLOGY AND HEALTH CARE, 1: 215 – 218, 1994.

R. Fasching, E. Aschauer, G. Jobst, G. Urban, “Two types of electrochemical thin-film pCO2-sensors for in vitro and in vivo applications”, PROC. THE 5TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON CHEMICAL SENSORS 11. Rom: 525. (lecture), 14. 7. 1994.

R. Fasching, G. Jobst, F. Keplinger, E. Aschauer, G. Urban, “Electrochemical thin-film carbondioxide sensors on novel polymer membrane system for in vitro and in vivo applications”, PROC. EUROSENSORS VII, Budapest; 26-33. (lecture) 29.9.1993.

R. Fasching, G. Urban, E. Aschauer, A. Jachimowicz, F. Kohl, T. Oubda, G. Jobst, I. Lettenbichler, G. Nauer, “Miniaturisierte Dünnschicht-Blutgassensoren für die in vivo und ex vivo Diagnostik”, BIOMEDIZINISCHE TECHNIK ,Band 57; Ergänzungsband 1: 161 – 163. (lecture), 1992.

G. Urban, G. Jobst, F. Keplinger, E. Aschauer, R. Fasching, A. Jachimowicz, F. Kohl., “Integrated miniaturized biosensors for clinical analyzers and in vivo applications”, PROC. OF THE 14TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE IEEE ENGINEERING IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY SOCIETY,157 – 158, 1992.

R. Fasching, F. Keplinger, E. Aschauer, G. Urban, “pH-sensors for in vivo applications”, Proc., TRENDS IN ELECTROCHEMICAL BIOSENSORS, 22.-24. 6, Triest: 25. (poster), 1992.

R. Fasching, F. Kohl, G. Urban, G. Jobst, F. Keplinger, E. Aschauer, T. Oubda,”Miniaturized multi-enzyme biosensors integrated with pH-Sensors on flexible polymer carriers for in vivo applications”, BIOSENSORS AND BIOELECTRONICS, 7: 733 – 739, 1992.

R. Fasching, W. Husinsky, G. Urban, G. Betz, E. Aschauer, G. Jobst, “Laser-SNMS depth profiling of thin film multilayers: study of a Pt-Ti biosensor for glucose detection”, PROC. 3RD EUROPEAN VACUUM CONFERENCE, 23.-27. 9. Wien: 57. (poster), 1991.

Research

Micro- and Nano Fabrication Technologies, Electrochemistry, Scanning Probe

Microscopy Methodes, Biomedical Microsystems, and Tissue Engineering