SAW-controlled drop size for flow focusing

Schmid, L. and Franke, T. (2013) SAW-controlled drop size for flow focusing. Lab on a Chip, 13(9), pp. 1691-1694. (doi:10.1039/C3LC41233D)

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C3LC41233D

Abstract

We demonstrate the regularization of droplet formation by applying a surface acoustic wave (SAW) localized at the flow-focus junction of a drop maker. This allows electronic control of drop size in real time, without changing the flow rates or microchannel dimensions.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Franke, Professor Thomas and Schmid, Mr Lothar
Authors: Schmid, L., and Franke, T.
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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