On-demand and size-controlled production of emulsion droplet in microfludic devices

@article{Yamanishi2010OndemandAS,
  title={On-demand and size-controlled production of emulsion droplet in microfludic devices},
  author={Yoko Yamanishi and Lin Feng and Fumihito Arai},
  journal={2010 IEEE 23rd International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)},
  year={2010},
  pages={1087-1090}
}
We have successfully produced emulsion droplets on a chip with size-control and on-demand droplet generation by using magnetically driven microtool (MMT). The MMT has parallel plate structure to be constrained in translational motion. With a lateral motion of MMT in microchannels, the hydrophobic fluid can be cut into different size of droplets and the hydrophilic fluid can inflow into the microchannels by the movement of MMT to obtain both of size-controlled and on-demand droplets actively… CONTINUE READING

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