nanofluidics


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nanofluidics

The science of building microminiaturized devices with chambers and tunnels for the containment and flow of fluids. Measured at the nanometer level. See lab on a chip and microfluidics.
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Objective: Micro & nanofluidics is characterized by a broad number of research groups and enterprises developing knowledge and technology for many diverse application fields.
This new project will utilize results from the nanofluidics project, experiments that cannot be performed under normal gravity, to aid in the development of a drug delivery implant that can be remotely controlled to release specific amounts of treatment-a form of individualized medicine.
A numerical design study of chaotic mixing of magnetic particles in a microfluidic bio-separator, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, Vol.
Limiting dilution, made practical by advances in partitioning with nanofluidics and emulsion chemistries, capitalizes on the random distribution of the DNA template and the fact that Poisson statistics can be used to measure the quantities of DNA present for a given proportion of positive partitions.
We have engineered a system that utilizes functionalized silicon nitride devices to capture assemblies in a nanofluidics chamber.
Schoch RB, Han J, Renaud P (2008) Transport phenomena in nanofluidics.
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Microfluidics and nanofluidics handbook; fabrication, implementation, and applications.
This unexpected observation is intriguing because carbon nanotubes hold promise in the emerging fields of nanofluidics and nanofiltration, where nanotubes might be able to help maintain tiny flows or separate impurities from water.
Electrokinetically-driven microfluidics and nanofluidics.
Menon believes that such a technique "could have a significant impact on chip making," and also help enable new work in a variety of emerging fields that rely on nano-scale patterning, including nanophotonics, nanofluidics, nanoelectronics, and nano-biological systems.