Microfluidics: History, Theory and Applications

Suggested readings

Becker H., Locascio L.E., Polymer microfluidic devices, Talanta, 56 (2): 267–287, 2002.

Bruin G.J.M., Recent developments in electrokinetically driven analysis on microfabricated devices, Electrophoresis 21 (18): 3931–3951, 2000.

Chiu C.S., E. Kartalov, M. Unger, S. Quake and H. Lester, Single molecule measurements calibrate green fluorescent protein surface densities on transparent beads for use in “knock-in animals” and other expression systems, Journal of Neuroscience Methods 105:55–63 (2001).

Chou H.P., M.A. Unger, A. Scherer and S.R. Quake, Integrated Elastomer Fluidic Lab on a Chip – Surface Patterning and DNA diagnostics, in Proceedings of the Solid State Actuator and Sensor Workshop, Hilton Head, S.C. (2000).

Khandurina J., Guttman A, Bioanalysis in microfluidic devices J. Chromatogr. A 943 (2): 159–183, 2002.

Lin L.W., Microscale thermal bubble formation: Thermophysical phenomena and applications Microscale Thermophysical Engineering 2 (2): 71–85, 1998.

Meinhart C.D., Wereley S.T., Santiago J.G., PIV measurements of a microchannel flow Experiments in Fluids, 27 (5): 414–419, 1999.

S.R. Quake and A. Scherer, From Micro to Nano Fabrication with Soft Materials, Science 290: 1536–40 (2000).

Rogers J.A., Maznev A.A., Banet M.J., Nelson K.A., Optical generation and characterization of acoustic waves in thin films: Fundamentals and applications, Annual Review of Materials Science, 30: 117–157 2000.

Stroock A.D., Dertinger S.K.W., Ajdari A., Mezic I., Stone H.A., Whitesides G.M., Chaotic mixer for microchannels. Science 295:647–651, 2002.

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