Active Control of Droplet Formation Process in Microfluidics

@inproceedings{Nguyen2012ActiveCO,
  title={Active Control of Droplet Formation Process in Microfluidics},
  author={Nam-Trung Nguyen and Say Hwa Tan},
  year={2012}
}
Controlling the size and the monodispersity of droplets is an important task in droplet-based microfluidics. A closed-loop control mechanism with actuation and sensing of droplet size is ideal for systems that require a high degree of monodispersity. Most droplet-based microfluidic systems control the size of droplets using the flow rates, applied pressures, and flow rate ratios. These concepts are based on the hydrodynamic interactions during the formation process of droplets and requires a… 

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