PHoto Sachsenh

Kai Sachsenheimer, M. Eng.

PhD candidate

Institute of Microstructure Technology (IMT) | Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1 | 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen | Germany

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Curriculum Vitae

Professional experience

  • since 04/2009: Engineer at the NeptunLab
  • 2007 - 2009: Studies in Sensor System Technology (M. Eng.) (University of Applied Science, Karlsruhe)
  • 2002 - 2007: Studies in Electrical Engineering - Sensor System Technology (Dipl.-Ing. FH) (University of Applied Science, Karlsruhe)

Publications

Journal Papers

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T. M. Nargang,  R. Dierkes,  J. Bruchmann,  N. Keller,  K. Sachsenheimer,  C. Lee-Thedieck,  F. Kotz,  D. Helmer  and B. E. Rapp: "Photolithographic structuring of soft, extremely foldable and autoclavable hydrophobic barriers in paper", Analytical Methods, 2018 (in publication) | Link

D. Helmer, N. Keller, F. Kotz, F. Stolz, C. Greiner, T. M. Nargang, K. Sachsenheimer, B. E. Rapp: „Transparent, abrasion-insensitive superhydrophobic coatings for real-world applications”, Nature Scientific Reports, 7, 1, 15078 | Link

D. Helmer, A. Voigt, S. Wagner, N. Keller, K. Sachsenheimer, F. Kotz, T. M. Nargang, B. E. Rapp: "Suspended Liquid Subtractive Lithography: One-step generation of 3D channel geometries in viscous curable polymer matrices", Nature Scientific Reports 7, 7387, 2017 | Link

F. Kotz, K. Arnold, W. Bauer, D. Schild, N. Keller, K. Sachsenheimer, T. M. Nargang, C. Richter, D. Helmer, B. E. Rapp: "Three-dimensional Printing of Transparent Fused Silica Glass", Nature, 544, 337-339, 2017 | Link | Video | Media Coverage

C. Richter, F. Kotz, N. Keller, T. M. Nargang, K. Sachsenheimer, D. Helmer, B. E. Rapp: “An Analytical Solution to Neumann-Type Mixed Boundary Poiseuille Microfluidic Flow in Rectangular Channel Cross-Sections (Slip/No-Slip) Including a Numerical Technique to Derive It”, Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering, 10, 205-219, 2017 | Link

C. Richter, K. Sachsenheimer, N. Keller, T. M. Nargang, D. Helmer, F. Kotz, B. E. Rapp: "An individual addressable and latchable actuator array for microfluidic systems", Microfluid Nanofluid  20:130, 2016. | Link

N. Keller, T. M. Nargang, M. Runck, F. Kotz, A. Striegel, K. Sachsenheimer, D. Klemm, K. Länge, M. Worgull, C. Richter, D. Helmer, B. E. Rapp: "Tacky Cyclo Olefin Copolymer: A biocompatible bonding technique for the fabrication of microfluidic channels in COC", Lab Chip, 16, 1561-1564, 2016 | Link

F. Kotz, K. Plewa, W. Bauer, N. Schneider, N. Keller, T. Nargang, D. Helmer, K. Sachsenheimer, M. Schäfer, M. Worgull, C. Greiner, C. Richter, B. E. Rapp: “Liquid Glass: A Facile Soft Replication Method for Structuring Glass”, Advanced Materials, 2016 | Link | Video | Media Coverage

E. Wilhelm, K. Deshpande, F. Kotz, D. Schild, N. Keller, S. Heissler, K. Sachsenheimer, K. Länge, C. Neumann, B. E. Rapp: “Polysiloxane layers created by sol-gel and photochemistry: Ideal surfaces for rapid, low-cost and high-strength bonding of epoxy components to polydimethylsiloxane”, Lab Chip, 15, 1772-1782, 2015 | Link

J. Bruchmann, K. Sachsenheimer, B. E. Rapp, T. Schwartz: “Multi-channel microfluidic biosensor platform applied for online monitoring and screening of biofilm formation and activity”, PLOS ONE, 10, 2, 2015 | Link

T. M. Nargang, L. Brockmann, P. Nikolov, D. Schild, D. Helmer, N. Keller, K. Sachsenheimer, E. Wilhelm, L. Pires, M. Dirschka, A. Kolew, M. Worgull, S. Giselbrecht, C. Neumann, B. E. Rapp: “Liquid polystyrene: a room-temperature photocurable soft lithography compatible pour-and-cure-type polystyrene”, Lab Chip (special issue “Emerging Investigators"), 14, 2698-2708, 2014 | Link

E. Wilhelm, C. Neumann, K. Sachsenheimer, T. Schmitt, K. Länge, B. E. Rapp: “Rapid bonding of polydimethylsiloxane to stereolithographically manufactured epoxy components using a photogenerated intermediary layer”, Lab Chip, 13, 2268, 2013 | Link

L. Pires, K. Sachsenheimer, T. Kleintschek, T. Schwartz, B. E. Rapp: “Online monitoring of biofilm growth and activity using a combined multi-channel impedimetric and amperometric sensor”, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 47, 15, 157-163, 2013 | Link

Reviews

Books and Book chapters

Conference Contributions

K. Sachsenheimer, P. Risch, F. Kotz, C. Richter, B. E. Rapp, "Self-powered microfluidic sensing platform based on integrated microfluidic battery", poster, 22nd International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (µTAS), Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 2018.

M. Langer, K. Sachsenheimer, T. Nargang, B. E. Rapp: "A fast fibrinogen targeted electrochemical assay for emergency room settings", poster, 22nd International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (µTAS), Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 2018.

D. Helmer, A. Voigt, S. Wagner, N. Keller, K. Sachsenheimer, F. Kotz, T. M. Nargang, B. E. Rapp: "Additive manufacturing of microfluidic glass chips", talk, SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, USA, 2018

K. Sachsenheimer, J. Bruchmann, T. Schwartz, B. E. Rapp: "Integrated peristaltic pump for probing a biofilm online monitoring system", poster, 20th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (µTAS), Dublin, Ireland, 2016

J. Bruchmann, K. Sachenheimer, T. Schwartz, B. E. Rapp: “Novel microfluidic system for online monitoring of biofilm dynamics by electrical impedance spectroscopy and amperometry”, talk, SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, USA, 2016

C. Richter, K. Sachsenheimer, B. E. Rapp: “A latchable thermally activated phase change actuator for microfluidic systems”, talk, SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, USA, 2016

J. Bruchmann, K. Sachsenheimer, B. E. Rapp, T. Schwartz: “Real-time biofilm monitoring in a multichannel online platform“, talk, Eurobiofilms, Brno, Czech Republic, 2015

F. Kotz, N. Keller, T.M. Nargang, K. Sachsenheimer, M. Dirschka, D. Helmer, C. Neumann, Bastian E. Rapp: “Computer aided microfluidics (CAMF): from 3D model to physical structures in less than a day”, talk, Euroanalysis, Bordeaux, France, 2015

E. Wilhelm, C. Neumann, K. Sachsenheimer, K. Länge, B. E. Rapp: “UV-light structured silanization for selective bonding and fabrication of paper-based microfluidic channels”, poster, 18th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (µTAS), San Antonio, USA, 2014

J. Bruchmann, K. Sachsenheimer, T. Kleintschek, T. Schwartz, B. E. Rapp: “Novel microfluidic biosensor for online monitoring of biofilm formation by EIS and amperometry”, poster, 18th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (µTAS), San Antonio, USA, 2014

B. Mall, K. Sachsenheimer, C. Neumann, J. Stölting, B. E. Rapp: “A low cost portable microfluidic electrochemical sensor for detection of arsenic in drinking water”, poster, 18th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (µTAS), San Antonio, USA, 2014

E. Wilhelm, C. Neumann, K. Sachsenheimer, K. Länge, B. E. Rapp: “Rapid bonding of polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) to various stereolithographically (STL) structurable epoxy resins using photochemically cross-linked intermediary siloxane layers”, talk, SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, USA, 2014

J. Bruchmann, K. Sachsenheimer, B. E. Rapp, T. Schwartz: “Novel microfluidic biosensor for online monitoring of biofilm formation”, talk, DGHM/VAAM Microbiology and Infection, Dresden, 2014

J. Bruchmann, K. Sachsenheimer, T. Kleintschek, B. E. Rapp, T. Schwartz: “Novel microfluidic biosensor for online monitoring of biofilm formation”, talk, Biofilms6, Vienna, Austria, 2014

J. Bruchmann, T. Kleintschek, K. Sachsenheimer, L. Pires, T. Schwartz, B. E. Rapp: “Novel microfluidic multichannel biosensor for online monitoring of biofilm formation and activity via electrochemical impedance spectroscopy and amperometry”, poster, Eurobiofilms, Ghent, Belgium, 2013

T. Kleintschek, K. Sachsenheimer, L. Pires, T. Schwartz, B. E. Rapp: “Monitoring of biofilm growth and activity using a scalable microfluidic electrochemical biosensor”, poster, 6th ASM Conference on Biofilms, Orlando, USA, 2012

K. Sachsenheimer, L. Pires, T. Kleintschek, T. Schwartz, B. E. Rapp: “Monitoring biofilm growth and activity using a scalable multichannel electrochemical biosensor”, poster, 16th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (µTAS), Okinawa, Japan, 2012

L. Pires, A. Heckel, K. Sachsenheimer, B. E. Rapp: “Multichannel impedimetric biosensor platform for label-free affinity assays using electrically conductive functional polymers”, poster, 16th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (µTAS), Okinawa, Japan, 2012

T. Kleintschek, K. Sachsenheimer, H.-G. Lemaire, U. Obst, B. E. Rapp, T. Schwartz: “How do novel fungal components contribute to biofilm removal”, talk, BIOFILMS 5, Paris, France, 2012

K. Sachsenheimer, L. Pires, M. Adamek, T. Schwartz, B. E. Rapp: “Monitoring biofilm growth using a scalable multichannel impedimetric biosensor”, poster, 15th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (µTAS), Seattle, USA, 2011

M. Adamek, K. Sachsenheimer, T. Schwartz, B. E. Rapp: “Impedimetric sensor cell for monitoring biofilm growth”, talk, Eurobiofilms, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2011

Patents

Miscellaneous