Formation of bubbles and droplets in microfluidic systems

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  title={Formation of bubbles and droplets in microfluidic systems},
  author={Piotr Garstecki and Alfonso M Ga{\~n}{\'a}n-Calvo and George M Whitesides},
  year={2005}
}
This mini-review reports the recent advances in the hydrodynamic techniques for formation of bubbles of gas in liquid in microfluidic systems. Systems comprising ducts that have widths of the order of 100 micrometers produce suspensions of bubbles with narrow size distributions. Certain of these systems have the ability to tune the volume fraction of the gaseous phase – over the whole range from zero to one. The rate of flow of the liquids through the devices determines the mechanism of… CONTINUE READING
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