Author(s): Wonhee Lee, Peter Tseng, Dino Di Carlo
This ebook delves into the hot trends within the microscale and microfluidic applied sciences that permit manipulation on the unmarried and mobile mixture point. Expert authors evaluate the dominant mechanisms that manipulate and kind organic buildings, making this a cutting-edge assessment of typical mobile sorting tactics, the foundations of microfluidics, and of microfluidic gadgets. All chapters spotlight the advantages and downsides of each and every method they speak about, which come with magnetic, electric, optical, acoustic, gravity/sedimentation, inertial, deformability, and aqueous two-phase methods because the dominant mechanisms used by microfluidic gadgets to care for organic samples. Each bankruptcy explains the physics of the mechanism at paintings, and evaluations not unusual geometries and gadgets to assist readers come to a decision the kind of taste of instrument required for quite a lot of programs. This ebook is acceptable for graduate-level biomedical engineering and analytical chemistry scholars, in addition to engineers and scientists running within the biotechnology trade.