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Issue No.06 - November/December (2005 vol.25)
pp: 16-20
Kai Kang , Columbia University
Rene Chevray , Columbia University
ABSTRACT
The development of a microchannel for fluid-mixing applications comes from the recent interest in microfluidic device applications in biology. The basic idea of microfluidics is to shrink the physical dimensions of most commonly used processors. The lab on a chip is one long-term goal in microfluidics research. In addition, the application of microfluidic technology in clinical diagnostics offers significant cost advantages in terms of reagents, device fabrication, and usage.
INDEX TERMS
microchannel, fluid mixing, lab on a chip
CITATION
Kai Kang, Rene Chevray, "Visualization of Fluid Mixing in Microchannels", IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol.25, no. 6, pp. 16-20, November/December 2005, doi:10.1109/MCG.2005.144
REFERENCES
1. D.J. Beebe, G.A. Mensing, and G.M. Walker, "Physics and Applications of Microfluidics in Biology," Ann. Rev. Biomedical Eng., vol. 4, 2002, pp. 261-286.
2. J.M. Ottino, The Kinematics of Mixing: Stretching, Chaos, and Transport, Cambridge Univ. Press, 1989.
3. A.D. Stroock et al., "Chaotic Mixer for Microchannels," Science, vol. 295, 2002, pp. 647-651.
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