8 edition of Microfluidic Technology and Applications (Microtechnologies and Microsystems Series) found in the catalog.
Written in English
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A microfluidic–nanofluidic device consists of components such as valves, pumps and mixers for manipulating and transporting the fluid at this scale. In this chapter we review the history, physics, fabrication methods and applications of microfluidics and by: 4. Microfluidics and lab-on-a-chip technology Microfluidics is the fast-growing technology behind many of today’s groundbreaking medical innovations. The technology facilitates the flow of liquids inside micrometre-size channels, enabling medical devices to be smaller and have more precise control.
Applications of lab-on-a-chip devices in biotechnology, medicine, clinical diagnostics, chemical engineering, and pharmaceutics. Various electrophoresis and liquid chromatography applications, methods for cell separation, blood cell separation, clinical applications, protein, genetic, PCR, transcriptome analysis, cell manipulation and analysis, cell viability analysis, microorganism capturing. Microfluidic flow focusing. Hydrodynamic focusing is a powerful tool for microfluidicists that can be used for numerous applications, such as microfluidic mixing, separations, sensors, cell analysis, flow cytometry, diffusion-controlled chemical reactions and microfabrication.
Microfluidics is a microtechnological field dealing with the precise transport of fluids (liquids or gases) in small amounts (e.g. microliters, nanoliters or even picoliters). This book gives a survey of microfluidics: biophysical, capillary forces, computational fluid dynamics, droplet formation, electroosmosis, electrophoresis, flow simulation, fluidic network simulation, heat transfer 4/5(1). Microfluidics is a multidisciplinary field intersecting engineering, physics, chemistry, nanotechnology and biotechnology, with practical applications to the design of systems in which small volumes of fluids will be handled. Microfluidics emerged in the beginning of the s and is used in the development of inkjet printheads, DNA chips, lab-on-a-chip technology, micro-propulsion, and micro.
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Every reader will have an easy start to model any kind of microfluidic device. Presents the necessary fabrication technologies and examples of the latest microfluidic devices and systems. Microfluidics is a very new research area in microelectro-mechanical systems (MEMS).
This book introduces the theory and practice of microfluidic by: Microfluidic technology allows further miniaturization of reaction samples into micrometer size vessels (microwells, chambers, or droplets), unique liquid handling capabilities, and large-scale integration, therefore opening completely new avenues for high-throughput screening applications.
Microfluidics is versatile technology in the production of micro/nano-sized drug delivery systems, analysis of compounds, and evaluation of the nanoparticles produced, as shown in Fig. 1.In this review, we first discuss the formation mechanism of nanoparticles prepared by microfluidic by: Microfluidic devices for biomedical applications discusses the fundamentals of microfluidics and explores in detail a wide range of medical applications.
The first part of the book reviews the fundamentals of microfluidic technologies for biomedical applications with chapters focussing on the materials and methods for microfabrication 5/5(4).
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Introduction --Theory of microfluidic flow --Mechanical aspects of microfluidic devices --Modelling techniques --Fabrication technology --Microfluidic devices I: flow control Microfluidic Technology and Applications book devices II: particles and chemistry --Integrated microfluidic systems.
Theory of Microfluidic Flow Mechanical Aspects of Microfluidic Devices Modelling Techniques Fabrication Technology Microfluidic Devices I: Flow Control Microfluidic Devices II: Particles and Chemistry Integrated Microfluidic Systems.
Series Title: Microtechnologies and microsystems series, 1. Responsibility. There is growing awareness for the need of early diagnostic tools to aid in point-of-care testing in cancer.
Tumor biopsy remains the conventional means in which to sample a tumor and often presents with challenges and associated risks. Therefore, alternative sources of tumor biomarkers is needed.
Liquid biopsy has gained attention due to its non-invasive sampling of tumor tissue and ability Cited by: 6. The first book offering a global overview of fundamental microfluidics and the wide range of possible applications, for example, in chemistry, biology, and biomedical science.
As such, it summarizes recent progress in microfluidics, including its origin and development, the theoretical fundamentals, and fabrication techniques for microfluidic. Microfluidic Technology. Dolomite Bio systems employ the principle of microfluidic flow technology focussing to rapidly encapsulate single cells in millions of aqueous droplets in oil.
The droplets are identically sized and, depending on the application, may be 10 – µm in diameter (optionally with beads and reagents). Polymer microfluidic chips have stimulated great instrests in the field of biochemical and medical analysis due to their low prices, easy fabrication and biocompatibility.
It explores advances in microfluidics for drug delivery applications from different perspectives, covering device fabrication, fluid dynamics, cutting-edge microfluidic technology in the global drug delivery industry, lab-on-chip nano/micro fabrication and drug encapsulation, cell encapsulation and delivery, and cell- drug interaction screening.
Applications of microfluidics. The microfluidic technology has found many applications, mainly: In the biomedical field, with laboratories on a chip because they allow the integration of many medical tests on a single chip.
In cell biology research, because micro-channels. Moreover, advanced bio-applications in membranes, adsorption, waste water treatment, microfluidic devices and etc. are introduced. This book provides a good insight about such bioprocesses and microfluidics devices for researchers, students, professors and related departments and industries that care about energy resources and curious about Book Edition: 1.
This chapter will also introduce our latest work and provide important references and ideas for the development of droplet microfluidic-based single-cell manipulation. Keyword Microfluidics Droplet Single-cell encapsulation Cell manipulation Single-cell lysisAuthor: Weifei Zhang, Nan Li, Jin-Ming Lin.
Microfluidics has applications spanning analytical chemistry, organic and inorganic synthesis, cell biology, optics and information technology. One particularly promising application is the microfluidic synthesis of polymer particles with precisely controlled dimensions, and.
The book aims to help the reader to understand current LOC technologies, to perform similar experiments, to design new LOC systems and to develop new methodologies and applications. An essential book for biologists and clinicians using LOC technology and developing applications and also for engineering, chemical and physical science researchers.
Microfluidic devices for biomedical applications discusses the fundamentals of microfluidics and explores in detail a wide range of medical applications. The first part of the book reviews the.
A three-dimensional (3D) tissue model has significant advantages over the conventional two-dimensional (2D) model. A 3D model mimics the relevant in-vivo physiological conditions, allowing a cell culture to serve as an effective tool for drug discovery, tissue engineering, and the investigation of disease pathology.
The present reviews highlight the recent advances and the development of Cited by: Microdroplet technology has recently emerged to provide new and diverse applications via microfluidic functionality, especially in various areas of biology and chemistry.
This book, then, gives an overview of the principle components and wide-ranging applications for state-of-the-art of droplet-based microfluidics. Microfluidics technology has also illustrated a potential to be allied with the detection of very low numbers of DNA molecules, i.e.
potentially individual molecules. Foquet et al. [ 2 ] have shown that the construction of fluidic channels of Cited by:. Microfluidics or lab-on-a-chip (LOC) is an important technology suitable for numerous applications from drug delivery to tissue engineering. Microfluidic devices for biomedical applications discusses the fundamentals of microfluidics and explores in detail a wide range of medical first part of the book reviews the fundamentals of microfluidic technologies for biomedical.Microfluidic Technology and Applications / Edition 1.
by Michael Koch This book introduces the theory and practice of microfluidic technology. The content is designed to be of value to engineers with different backgrounds working in the area of microsystem technology.
The book includes the necessary fabrication technologies and examples of Price: $ While much of the research effort in the development of microfluidic technology has been driven by the potential to use small “lab-on-a-chip” technology in point-of-care diagnostic applications, the private sector has yet to reap the full benefits of small microfluidic-based small size of the individual fluidic circuit components in microfluidic devices, however, provides an Cited by: