Microfluidics Fundamentals and Engineering Concepts.- Integrated Micropumps.- Micromixing.- Manipulation of Fluidic Interfaces by Control of Surface Energies.- Fluid Transport by Electrowetting.- Magnetic Beads in Biofluidic Assays.- Dielectrophoretic Particle Separation.- Field Flow Fractionation.- Magnetic Beads in Biofluidic Assays.- Particle Manipulation by Optical Tweezers.- Ultrasonic Particle Manipulation.- Electrophoresis.- Chromatography in Microstructures.- Microscale Field Flow Fractionation.- Nucleic Acid Amplification in Microsystems.- Cytometry on Microfluidic Chips.
This book addresses Lab-on-a-Chip devices. It focuses on microfluidic technologies that have emerged in the past decade. Coverage presents a comprehensive listing of the most promising microfluidic technologies in the Lab-on-a-Chip field. It also details technologies that can be viewed as toolboxes needed to set up complex Lab-on-a-Chip systems.
Microfluidic systems are devices that take advantage of the enhanced control of small amounts of liquid having been enabled in the past few years. This book, "Microfluidic Technologies for Miniaturized Analysis Systems" addresses Lab-on-a-Chip devices, where the focus is on microfluidic technologies that have emerged in the past decade. In the context of discussing the latest research the book provides a detailed orientation about the state of the art of the microfluidic building blocks a Lab-on-a-Chip system comprises. This book will be of interest to anyone that is interested in the implementation of analysis protocols in miniaturized systems.