Encyclopedia of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics

Li, Dongqing (Ed.)

Version: print (book)

2008, XXXIII, 2226 p. 500 illus. In 3 volumes, not available separately., Hardcover

ISBN: 978-0-387-32468-5

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    • Features entries organized around four types: fundamentals, theoretical models and simulation, experimental studies and techniques, applications and devices
    • Collects the work of an International Editorial Board and over 250 experts in microfluidics and nanofluidics who deliver relevant and comprehensive information
    • Presents clearly structured essays with extensive cross-references
    • Offers a concise review of research to date on topics such as surface electrokinetics and coverage of many new key results and applications such as PCR Lab-on-chip

Covering all aspects of transport phenomena on the nano- and micro-scale, Springer’s Encyclopedia of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics includes over 750 entries in three alphabetically-arranged volumes including the most up-to-date research, insights, and applied techniques across all areas. Specifically, subjects covered in this comprehensive Springer Reference include electrical double-layers, optofluidics, DNC lab-on-a-chip, nanosensors, and more.

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Content Level » Research

Keywords » Encyclopedia - Li - microfluidics - nanofluidics

Related subjects » Analytical Chemistry - Biomedical Engineering - Engineering - Mechanical Engineering - Medical Microbiology - Nanotechnology


A selection of entries in this reference include:

Electrical double layers.- Electro osmosis.- Electrophoresis.- Dielectrophoresis.- Quantum dots.- Electrowetting.- Theoretical models and numerical simulations (e.g., continuum and MDS).- Pressure-driven single phase liquid flows.- Pressure-driven single phase gas flows.- Pressure-driven two phase flows.- Electroosmotic flow.- Electrophoretic motion of particles and cells.- Joule heating in electrokinetic flow.- Mixing.- Electrokinetic focusing.- Electrokinetic dispensing.- Molecular dynamic simulations.- Other non-continuous approaches.- Electrowetting and droplets.- Nanofluidics.- Flow in channels with 3D elements.- Electrokinetic transport with biochemical reactions.- Photolithography.- Silicon micromachining.- Laser based micromachining.- LIGA.- Soft photolithography.- Nanochannel fabrication.- Molecular tagging method.- Micro PIV.- On-chip waveguide.- Other micro flow visualization techniques.- Fluorescent thermometry.- Electrical current monitoring methods for evaluating EOF velocity.- Methods for measuring zeta potential.- Methods for surface modification (e.g., self assembled monolayer, polymer coating).- Microfluidic pumping.- Microfluidic mixing.- Microfluidic dispensing.- Microfluidic bioreactors.- Lab-on-chip devices for DNA analysis (e.g., PCR, hybridization, sequencing).- Lab-on-chip devices for separation based detection (e.g., electrophoresis).- Lab-on-chip devices for cell analysis (e.g., flow cytometry, dielectrophoresis).- Lab-on-chip devices based on electro-wetting.- Lab-on-chip devices for protein analysis.- Lab-on-chip devices for immunoassay.- Lab-on-chip devices for chemical analysis.- Lab-on-chip devices for bio-defense applications.- Micro-fuel cells.- Micro heat pipes.- Opto-microfluidics and opto-nanofluidics.