Gravity effects on mixing with magnetic micro-convection in microfluidics

@article{Kitenbergs2018GravityEO,
  title={Gravity effects on mixing with magnetic micro-convection in microfluidics},
  author={Guntars Kitenbergs and Andrejs Tatulcenkovs and L. Puķina and Andrejs Cēbers},
  journal={The European Physical Journal E},
  year={2018},
  volume={41},
  pages={1-11}
}
Abstract.Mixing remains an important problem for the development of successful microfluidic and lab-on-a-chip devices, where simple and predictable systems are particularly interesting. One is magnetic micro-convection, an instability happening on the interface of miscible magnetic and non-magnetic fluids in a Hele-Shaw cell under applied field. Previous work proved that the Brinkman model quantitatively explains the experiments. However, a gravity-caused convective motion complicated the tests… 
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