Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/36131
Title: Microfluidic cell sorter with 3D microelectrode array for fetal cell enrichment
Authors: Chetan Shivaiah.
Keywords: DRNTU::Engineering::Mechanical engineering::Assistive technology
Issue Date: 2007
Abstract: This report presents the development of a planar micro filter for separating fetal nucleated red blood cells (FNRBC) for non-invasive prenatal diagnosis. The filter uses differences in dielectrophoresis (DEP) force acting on FNRBC and maternal red blood cells to separate them from one another. DEP force acts on polarizable particles under a non-uniform electric field, and it can be used for particle separation. The non-uniform electric field was generated by an array of 3 dimensional (3D) microelectrodes fabricated using microelectromechanical system (MEMS) technique.
Description: 99 p.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10356/36131
Schools: School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 
Fulltext Permission: restricted
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