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Title: Droplet coalescence in microfluidic systems
Authors: Xu, Bin
Nguyen, Nam-Trung
Wong, Teck Neng
Keywords: DRNTU::Engineering::Mechanical engineering
Issue Date: 2011
Source: Xu, B., Nguyen, N. T. & Wong, T. N. (2011). Droplet coalescence in microfluidic systems. Micro and Nanosystems, 3(2), 131-136.
Series/Report no.: Micro and nanosystems
Abstract: Droplet coalescence is one of the most attractive manipulation schemes in droplet-based microfluidic systems, which enables droplet-based functions such as mixing and microreactor to be achieved in lab-on-a-chip applications. This paper systematically presents an overview on techniques used for droplet coalescence in microfluidic systems. In this paper, techniques employed for droplet coalescence are categorized as passive and active types. The basic theory and mechanism behind these techniques are also presented.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/94649
http://hdl.handle.net/10220/7781
Rights: © 2011 Bentham Science Publishers
Fulltext Permission: none
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