On-demand microfluidic droplet manipulation using hydrophobic ferrofluid as a continuous-phase

Kai Zhang, Qionglin Liang, Xiaoni Ai, Ping Hu, Yiming Wang, Guoan Luo

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Abstract

Multiple essential microdroplet operation units, including splitting, dispensing, oil-phase exchange, trapping, release and demulsification, were successfully implemented by combining hydrophobic ferrofluid with microfluidic chips.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1271-5
Number of pages5
JournalLab on a Chip - Miniaturisation for Chemistry and Biology
Volume11
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 7 2011

Keywords

  • Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Interactions
  • Magnetics
  • Microfluidic Analytical Techniques
  • Water

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