Surface acoustic wave (SAW) directed droplet flow in microfluidics for PDMS devices

Franke, T., Abate, A. R., Weitz, D. A. and Wixforth, A. (2009) Surface acoustic wave (SAW) directed droplet flow in microfluidics for PDMS devices. Lab on a Chip, 9(18), pp. 2625-2627. (doi:10.1039/B906819H)

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/B906819H

Abstract

We direct the motion of droplets in microfluidic channels using a surface acoustic wave device. This method allows individual drops to be directed along separate microchannel paths at high volume flow rates, which is useful for droplet sorting.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Franke, Professor Thomas
Authors: Franke, T., Abate, A. R., Weitz, D. A., and Wixforth, A.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Biomedical Engineering
Journal Name:Lab on a Chip
Publisher:Royal Society of Chemistry
ISSN:1473-0197
ISSN (Online):1473-0189

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