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dc.contributor.authorNg, Wee Yangen_US
dc.date.accessioned2014-04-07T11:55:34Z-
dc.date.available2014-04-07T11:55:34Z-
dc.date.copyright2011en_US
dc.date.issued2011-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/58048-
dc.description217 p.en_US
dc.description.abstractAfter rigorous development over the past decade, AC-electrokinetics (ACEK) has been established as an effective method to manipulate fluid flow in an electrolyte-based microfluidic system. ACEK is a promising technology for Lab-on-a-Chip (LOC) or Micro-Total-Analysis-System (uTAS) for transporting and mixing of fluids. This technology is based on the interaction of the electric field with the electrical charge density (i.e. inhomogeneous distribution of ions) within a fluid which imposes a Coulomb force on the ionic species and fluid flow is generated through viscous drag.en_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological Universityen_US
dc.subjectDRNTU::Engineering::Mechanical engineering::Fluid mechanicsen_US
dc.titleDC-biased AC-electrokinetic flow and applications in microfluidicsen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.contributor.supervisorLam Yee Cheongen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineeringen_US
dc.description.degreeDoctor of Philosophy (MAE)en_US
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