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A stepper micropump for ferrofluid driven microfluidic systems.

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dc.contributor.author Nguyen, Nam-Trung.
dc.contributor.author Chai, Min-Foong.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-04-12T06:24:14Z
dc.date.available 2012-04-12T06:24:14Z
dc.date.copyright 2009
dc.date.issued 2012-04-12
dc.identifier.citation Nguyen, N. T., & Chai, M. F. (2009). A stepper micropump for ferrofluid driven microfluidic systems. Micro and Nanosystems, 1(1), 17-21.
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10220/7756
dc.description.abstract We demonstrate a novel stepper micropump for ferrofluid driven microfluidic systems. The rotor is a ferrofluid plug that works as a piston pushing another liquid in a circular microchannel. The actuation concept is similar to that of a stepper motor, where the angular velocity can be precisely controlled by a series of actuating solenoids. The actuation force is adjusted by the driving voltage or current. Thus fluids with different viscosities can be handled in the pump. The pump can be used for a circular ferrofluid driven microchip for rapid polymerase chain reaction (PCR), where the sample is continuously pumped in a closed loop over three temperature zones to realize thermal cycling.
dc.format.extent 15 p.
dc.language.iso en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Micro and nanosystems
dc.rights © 2009 Bentham Science Publishers.
dc.subject DRNTU::Engineering::Mechanical engineering.
dc.title A stepper micropump for ferrofluid driven microfluidic systems.
dc.type Journal Article
dc.contributor.school School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/1876402910901010017

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