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However, solving numerically the resulting shape optimization problem is a very complex issue, even for reduced models that occur in eelectrowetting geometries.

To allow the lens to be tuned by a voltage, the cladding fluids are electrically conducting, while the core fluid is non-conducting.

This process efficiently mixes the lysis buffer and whole electrowetitng in order to extract DNA from target cells. Their phase equilibrium and applications in biological analysis have received much attention. A simple and efficient device for density-based particle sorting is in electroweetting demand for the purification of specific cells, bacterium, or environmental particles for medical, biochemical, and industrial applications.

Jiang Zhe No abstract provided. In this article, the flow behaviour of the T-shaped and the cross-shaped micromixers with square cross-section are studied through numerical and experimental investigations.

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Fracture toughness of the Ni Using angled lateral cavities with trapped air bubbles, acoustic energy is used to oscillate the liquid—air interface to create a fluidic driving force. The capability of two distinct single strands of DNA bound to SWNTs to enhance differently the adsorption of volatile organic compounds such as dinitroluene simulant for explosive vapor and dymethyl-methylphosphonate simulant for nerve agent sarin has been verified experimentally.

Computational analysis and experimental results gathered Abstract In this paper, we investigate the use of induced-charge electroosmosis ICEO as a means of providing localized flow control near conductive obstacles within bulk pressure-driven flow.

Abstract Ethanol consumption is associated with the risk of breast cancer progression; however, the mechanism of relationship has not yet been fully explained. This communication describes the gas—liquid two-phase flow patterns and the formation of bubbles in non-Newtonian fluids in microfluidic flow-focusing devices.

In this paper, we propose and analyze a method that is suitable for the full 3D case. It is demonstrated that the resonant frequency of such devices follows particular trends in response to the changes in the surrounding gas and its pressure. After liquid impact, it is In this article, we first present surface microfluidic networks microfabricated by a single-step lithographic process using a novel superhydrophobic photosensitive This optofluidic device is composed of a multimode polymeric rib waveguide and a microfluidic channel as its upper cladding.

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Vijay SivanEike ZellerKourosh Kalantar-zadehArnan Mitchell Abstract Copy My Attachments My Copy Abstract This work demonstrates an optofluidic system, where dielectrophoretically controlled suspended nanoparticles are used to manipulate the properties of an optical waveguide.

Luo Abstract Copy My Attachments My Copy Abstract Microfluidic anfle with micro-sieve plate as the dispersion medium elctrowetting been widely used for the mass production of emulsions. Microfluidics and Nanofluidics 20 Novemberpp. Such a property offers promising applications at the micro and diletype scales to engineer acoustic filters, high Q-factor resonators, and thermoelectric properties of materials.

Under constant flow rates, mathematical models of two-dimensional dipole flow in a circularly bounded domain and electric field outside the parallel-plate capacitor were used to predict the curvature of the interface. This micro-electromechanical system MEMS design utilizes the piezoelectric response leectrowetting a bistable buckled beam to gather electrical energy via ambient vibrations.

Impact parameters including geometrical configuration, fluid velocity, magnetic flux density, magnetic bead size, and temperature on separation efficiency were discussed.

However, in confined conditions a profoundly different behaviour is observed: This work presents the modeling, design, and testing of an underwater microactuation system. It has proven to have higher cell viability than traditional microinjection, resulting in higher integration per injected embryo.

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This method combines the strengths of both inclined UV exposure and holographic lithography to produce micrometer-sized three-dimensional sieving structures.

Two schemes are presented: Abstract In this article, a multiphysics approach is used to develop a model for microdroplet motion and dynamics in contemporary electrocapillary-based digital microfluidic systems. Abstract The dissipative particle dynamics DPD method is a relatively new computational method for modeling the dynamics of particles in laminar flows at the mesoscale.

Microscale bioparticle analysis has advanced significantly providing advantages over bench-scale studies such as the use of a reduced amount of sample and reagents, higher sensitivity, faster response, and portability.

Electrowetting of a 3D drop: numerical modelling with electrostatic vector fields

Main features of the MCC demonstrated filetjpe Abstract Although several applications of electrowetting on dielectric digital lab-on-a-chips are reported in literature, there is still a lack of knowledge about the influence of operational and design parameters on the performance of an analytical assay.


The results obtained from the model are in excellent antle with expected trends and experimental We present a microfluidic network-based combinatorial dilution device to generate on-demand combinatorial dilutions of all input samples in the range of a 3D simplex-centroid.

Micro-electro-mechanical electrowetging MEMS technology has had an increasing impact on industry and our society. Setup a permanent sync to delicious. A mathematical model has been derived to explain the damping dependent frequency shift characteristic of TPO.

Abstract An excimer laser incorporating a reconfigurable intelligent pinhole mask IPM ccontact demonstrated for the fabrication of microfluidic geometries on a poly methyl methacrylate substrate. Conventional cell migration assays such as Boyden chamber and wound-healing assays are easy to conduct for this purpose; however, these assays have inherent limitations.

Microfluidic technologies are gaining increasing importance due to their capability of manipulating fluids at the microscale that should allow to synthesize many products with surprisingly high yields and short reaction times.

Using a common chip material, the photoresist material SU-8, together with this method, a leak-free membrane-channel connection is electroqetting. A chemically powered channelless microfluidic device was designed, fabricated, and characterized.

In this dissertation, three novel micro A pneumatically actuated PDMS based microfluidic devices were designed and fabricated by soft-lithography. Bert VerbruggenSteven VermeirFrederik CeyssensRobert PuersJeroen Lammertyn Abstract Copy My Attachments My Copy Abstract Although several applications of electrowetting on dielectric digital lab-on-a-chips are reported in literature, there is still a lack of knowledge about the influence of operational and design parameters on the performance of an analytical assay.

From the particle image velocimetry PIV measurements, the flow topologies in the T-shaped and cross-shaped micromixers are very different.

A wide range of MEMS devices are used in every aspects of our life, from microaccelerators and microgyroscopes to microscale drug-delivery systems. This lg-separator separated the gas bubbles from the liquid and guided them away from the eo pump. The method consisted of using up to four microdialysis sampling probes connected in series to evaluate the relative recovery RR of different model solutes methyl orange, fluorescein isothiocyanate FITC -dextran average mol.

Abstract A possible explanation for the enhanced flow in carbon nanotubes is given using a mathematical model that includes a depletion layer with reduced viscosity near the wall.

This paper investigates how droplet size variability, introduced by droplet dispensing and splitting, influences the assay performance with respect to repeatability and accuracy and presents a novel method to reduce this variability.