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Hydrophobic microfluidics
Author(s): Michael R. McNeely; Mark K. Spute; Nadeem A. Tusneem; Arnold R. Oliphant
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Paper Abstract

Hydrophobic microfluidics is a method for controlling fluid flow in microfluidic systems using restrictions that act as passive valves. Many different fluid processing components can be designed, such as mixers, sample dividers, sample consolidators, and others, all in a passive and reliable manner. This method of fluid control is excellent for highly parallel sample analysis, such as in DNA processing and immuno-diagnostics.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 August 1999
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 3877, Microfluidic Devices and Systems II, (19 August 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.359339
Show Author Affiliations
Michael R. McNeely, BioMicro Systems, Inc. (United States)
Mark K. Spute, BioMicro Systems, Inc. (United States)
Nadeem A. Tusneem, Myriad Genetics, Inc. (United States)
Arnold R. Oliphant, Myriad Genetics, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3877:
Microfluidic Devices and Systems II
Chong Hyuk Ahn; A. Bruno Frazier, Editor(s)

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