To provide an interdisciplinary readership with the necessary toolkit to work with micro- and nanofluidics, this book provides basic theory, fundamentals of microfabrication, advanced fabrication methods, device characterization methods and detailed examples of applications of nanofluidics devices and systems. Case studies describing fabrication of complex micro- and nanoscale systems help the reader gain a practical understanding of developing and fabricating such systems. The resulting work covers the fundamentals, processes and applied challenges of functional engineered nanofluidic systems for a variety of different applications, including discussions of lab-on-chip, bio-related applications and emerging technologies for energy and environmental engineering. The fundamentals of micro- and nanofluidic systems and micro- and nanofabrication techniques provide readers from a variety of academic backgrounds with the understanding required to develop new systems and applications. Case studies introduce and illustrate state-of-the-art applications across areas, including lab-on-chip, energy and bio-based applications. Prakash and Yeom provide readers with an essential toolkit to take micro- and nanofluidic applications out of the research lab and into commercial and laboratory applications.
In the present book, various applications of microfluidics and nanofluidics are introduced. Microfluidics and nanofluidics span a broad array of disciplines including mechanical, materials, and electrical engineering, surface science, chemistry, physics and biology. Also, this book deals with transport and interactions of colloidal particles and biomolecules in microchannels, which have great importance to many microfluidic applications, such as drug delivery in life science, microchannel heat exchangers in electronic cooling, and food processing industry. Furthermore, this book focuses on a detailed description of the thermal transport behavior, challenges and implications that involve the development and use of HTFs under the influence of atomistic-scale structures and industrial applications.
This comprehensive handbook presents fundamental aspects, fabrication techniques, introductory materials on microbiology and chemistry, measurement techniques, and applications of microfluidics and nanofluidics. The second volume focuses on topics related to experimental and numerical methods. It also covers fabrication and applications in a variety of areas, from aerospace to biological systems. Reflecting the inherent nature of microfluidics and nanofluidics, the book includes as much interdisciplinary knowledge as possible. It provides the fundamental science background for newcomers and advanced techniques and concepts for experienced researchers and professionals.
Fluidics originated as the description of pneumatic and hydraulic control systems, where fluids were employed (instead of electric currents) for signal transfer and processing. Microfluidics and Nanofluidics: Theory and Selected Applications offers an accessible, broad-based coverage of the basics through advanced applications of microfluidics and nanofluidics. It is essential reading for upper-level undergraduates and graduate students in engineering and professionals in industry.
Covering all aspects of transport phenomena on the nano- and micro-scale, this encyclopedia features over 750 entries in three alphabetically-arranged volumes including the most up-to-date research, insights, and applied techniques across all areas. Coverage includes electrical double-layers, optofluidics, DNC lab-on-a-chip, nanosensors, and more.
|Author||: Hsueh-Chia Chang,Leslie Y. Yeo|
|Publisher||: Cambridge University Press|
|Release Date||: 2009-11-09|
|ISBN 10||: 9780521860253|
|Pages||: 526 pages|
Electrokinetics is currently the mechanism of choice for fluid actuation and bioparticle manipulation at microscale and nanoscale dimensions. There has recently been widespread interest in the use of AC electric fields, given the many advantages it offers over DC electrokinetics. Nevertheless, a fundamental understanding of the governing mechanisms underlying the complex and nonlinear physicochemical hydrodynamics associated with these systems is required before practical microfluidic and nanofluidic devices can be engineered. This text aims to provide a comprehensive treatise on both classical equilibrium electrokinetic phenomena as well as the more recent non-equilibrium phenomena associated with both DC and AC electrokinetics in the context of their application to the design of microfluidic and nanofluidic technology. In particular, Leslie Yeo and Hsueh-Chia Chang discuss the linear and nonlinear theories underlying electroosmosis, electrophoresis, and dielectrophoresis pertaining to electrolytes as well as dielectric systems. Interfacial electrokinetic phenomena such as electrospraying, electrospinning, and electrowetting are also discussed.
The Microfluidics and Nanofluidics Handbook: Two-Volume Set comprehensively captures the cross-disciplinary breadth of the fields of micro- and nanofluidics, which encompass the biological sciences, chemistry, physics and engineering applications. To fill the knowledge gap between engineering and the basic sciences, the editors pulled together key individuals, well known in their respective areas, to author chapters that help graduate students, scientists, and practicing engineers understand the overall area of microfluidics and nanofluidics. Topics covered include Cell Lysis Techniques in Lab-on-a-Chip Technology Electrodics in Electrochemical Energy Conversion Systems: Microstructure and Pore-Scale Transport Microscale Gas Flow Dynamics and Molecular Models for Gas Flow and Heat Transfer Microscopic Hemorheology and Hemodynamics Covering physics and transport phenomena along with life sciences and related applications, Volume One: Chemistry, Physics, and Life Science Principles provides readers with the fundamental science background that is required for the study of microfluidics and nanofluidics. Both volumes include as much interdisciplinary knowledge as possible to reflect the inherent nature of this area, valuable to students and practitioners.
|Author||: Xiujun James Li,Merwan Benhabib,Paul Li|
|Release Date||: 2020-01-01|
|ISBN 10||: 9780444594617|
|Pages||: 350 pages|
Recent advances in microfluidics and Microsystems for life sciences are impacting chemistry, biophysics, molecular and cell biology, and medicine for applications that include DNA analysis, drug discovery, disease research, and biofluid and environmental monitoring. This title serves as a reference for technologies and applications in multidisciplinary areas, with an emphasis placed on quickly developing or new emerging areas to include digital microfluidics, nanofluidics, papers-based microfluidics, and cell biology. It will offer practical guidance on how to design, analyze, fabricate and test microfluidic devices and systems for a wide variety of applications including separations, disease detection, cellular analysis, DNA analysis, proteomics and drug delivery. Calculations, solved problems, data table and design rules are provide to help researchers understand microfluidic basic theory and principles, as well as apply this knowledge to their own unique designs. This book provides chemists, biophysicists, engineers, life scientists, and members of the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sector with an applied understanding of the principles behind the design, manufacture, and testing of life sciences microfluidic systems. Provides calculations, solved problems, data tables and design rules to help to understand microfluidic basic theory and principles Gives an applied understanding of the principles behind the design, manufacture and testing of microfluidic systems Emphasizes on quickly developing and emerging areas including digital microfluidics, nanofluidics, papers-based microfluidics and cell biology
This introduction into the multidisciplinary area of optofluidics offers the necessary foundations in photonics, polymer physics and process analytics to students, engineers and researchers to enter the field. All basic ingredients of a polymer-based platform as a foundation for quick and compact solutions for chemical, biological and medical sensing and manipulation are developed.
This text focuses on the physics of fluid transport in micro- and nanofabricated liquid-phase systems, with consideration of gas bubbles, solid particles, and macromolecules. This text was designed with the goal of bringing together several areas that are often taught separately - namely, fluid mechanics, electrodynamics, and interfacial chemistry and electrochemistry - with a focused goal of preparing the modern microfluidics researcher to analyse and model continuum fluid mechanical systems encountered when working with micro- and nanofabricated devices. This text serves as a useful reference for practising researchers but is designed primarily for classroom instruction. Worked sample problems are included throughout to assist the student, and exercises at the end of each chapter help facilitate class learning.
General introduction to biosensors and recognition receptors -- Biomarkers in health care -- The use of nanomaterials and microfluidics in medical diagnostics -- SPR-based biosensor technologies in disease detection and diagnostics -- Piezoelectric-based biosensor technologies in disease detection and diagnostics -- Electrochemical-based biosensor technologies in disease detection and diagnostics -- MEMS-based cell counting methods -- Lab-on-a-chip platforms for disease detection and diagnosis -- Applications of quantum dots in biosensors and diagnostics -- Applications of molecularly imprinted nanostructures in biosensors and diagnostics -- Smart nanomaterial's : applications in biosensors and diagnostics -- Applications of magnetic nanomaterial's in biosensors and diagnostics -- Graphene applications in biosensors and diagnostics -- Optical biosensors and applications to drug discovery for cancer cases -- Biosensors for detection of anticancer drug-DNA interactions
This book provides an introduction to nanofluidics in a simple manner and can be easily followed by senior undergraduate students, graduate students, and other researchers who have some background in fluid mechanics. The book covers the main topics about the fundamentals of nanofluidics and how it differs from classic fluid mechanics. It also describes the methodologies of nanofluidics, including numerical approaches, e.g., molecular dynamics simulation and experimental techniques. Fundamental physics and new phenomena in nanofluidics are the major concerns of this book. The author goes on to discuss nanocofinements and the parameters that affect the fluid dynamics at the nanoscale and make flow analysis complex. These parameters accommodate rich, new flow phenomena that may not be observed at the macro- and microscale. Although not all of the new phenomena will find widespread applications, the physics underlying these new phenomena may offer insights for other fields. This is one of the reasons why this book emphasizes the mechanisms of various flow fashions. Explores the unique characteristics of nanoscale flows and related properties Reviews the latest research of nanoscale ion transport and its applications Discusses the fluid flows in nanoconfinements in a unique manner based on the author's original research Incorporates important applications of nanofluidics throughout.