Microfluidic motion for a direct investigation of solvent interactions with PDMS microchannels

@article{Bianco2012MicrofluidicMF,
  title={Microfluidic motion for a direct investigation of solvent interactions with PDMS microchannels},
  author={Monica Bianco and Ilenia Viola and Miriam Cezza and Francesca Pietracaprina and Giuseppe Gigli and Rosaria Rinaldi and Valentina Arima},
  journal={Microfluidics and Nanofluidics},
  year={2012},
  volume={13},
  pages={399-409}
}
Solid surface/liquid interactions play an important role in microfluidics and particularly in manipulation of films, drops and bubbles, a basic requirement for a number of lab-on-chip applications. The behavior of solvents in coated microchannels is difficult to be predicted considering theories; therefore, experimental methods able to estimate the properties at the interface in real time and during the operational regime are amenable. Here, we propose to use an experimental setup to evaluate… 
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