Acoustic Manipulation of Particles and Fluids in Microfluidic Systems
The downscaling and integration of biomedical analyses onto a single chip offers several advantages in speed, cost, parallelism and de-centralization. Acoustic radiation forces are attractive to use in these applications since they are strong, long-range and gentle. Lab-on-a-chip operations such as cell trapping, particle fluorescence activated cell sorting, fluid mixing and particle sorting performed by acoustic radiation forces are exploited in this thesis. Two different platforms are designed, manufactured and evaluated.
Source Type:Doctoral Dissertation
Keywords:TECHNOLOGY; Engineering physics; Acoustics; teknisk fysik med inriktningen mikrosystemteknik; engineering science with specialization in microsystems technology
Date of Publication:01/01/2009