Polymeric actuating materials for microfluidic manipulation using external stimuli

Hans T.A. Wilderbeek, Anthony J. Van Der Linden, Titie Mol, Judith De Goede, Wim Talen, Murray Gillies, Dirk J. Broer, Jaap M.J. den Toonder

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Abstract

Responsive polymeric, micron-sized materials are described that can locally manipulate fluids by reversible micro-actuation. Selected examples of external stimuli, such as the use of a magnetic field are shown.

Original languageEnglish
Pages218-220
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2006
Event10th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, MicroTAS 2006 - Tokyo, Japan
Duration: 5 Nov 20069 Nov 2006

Conference

Conference10th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, MicroTAS 2006
CountryJapan
CityTokyo
Period5/11/069/11/06

Keywords

  • Micro-fluidics
  • Polymer chemistry & physics
  • Polymer micro-actuators

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    Wilderbeek, H. T. A., Van Der Linden, A. J., Mol, T., De Goede, J., Talen, W., Gillies, M., ... den Toonder, J. M. J. (2006). Polymeric actuating materials for microfluidic manipulation using external stimuli. 218-220. Paper presented at 10th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, MicroTAS 2006, Tokyo, Japan.