Microfluidics Based Microsystems: Fundamentals and Applications / Edition 1

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This volume provides a comprehensive state-of-the-art review of the fundamentals and applications of microfluidics-based microsystems. As the world becomes increasingly concerned with terrorism, early on-the-spot detection of terrorists' weapons, particularly biological agents such as bacteria and viruses are extremely important. Microfluidics are powerful tools for security and anti-terrorism with wide-ranging applications, many of which are presented and discussed in this book.

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Preface, Convective Heat Transfer Correlations in Some Common Micro-Geometries; O. Aydin and M. Avci, Convective Heat Transfer in Microscale Slip Flow; A. Guvenc Yazicioglu and S. KakaƧ, Direct and Inverse Problems Solutions in Micro-Scale Forced Convection; C.P. Naveira-Cotta et al., Conjugated Heat Transfer in Microchannels; J.S. Nunes et al.-, Mechanisms of Boiling in Microchannels: Critical Assessment; J. R. Thome and L. Consolini, Prediction of Critical Heat Flux in Microchannels; J. R. Thome and L. Consolini, Transport Phenomena in Two-Phase Thermal Spreaders; H. Smirnov and B. Kosoy, An Investigation on Thermal Conductivity and Viscosity of Water Based Nanofluids; I.Tavman and A.Turgut, Formation of Droplets and Bubbles in Microfluidic Systems; P. Garstecki, Transport of Droplets in Microfluidic Systems;
P. Garstecki, The Front-Tracking Method for Multiphase Flows in Microsystems: Fundamentals;
M. Muradoglu, The Front-Tracking Method for Multiphase Flows in Microsystems: Applications;
M. Muradoglu, Gas Flows in the Transition and Free Molecular Flow Regimes; A. Beskok, Mixing in Microlfuidic Systems; A. Beskok, AC Electrokinetic Flows; A. Beskok, Scaling Fundamentals and Applications of Digital Microfluidic Microsystems; R. B. Fair, Microfluidic Lab-on-a-Chip Platforms: Requirements, Characteristics and Applications; D. Mark et al., Microfluidic Lab-on-a-Chip Devices for Biomedical Applications; D. Li, Chip Based Electroanalytical Systems for Monitoring Cellular Dynamics; A. Heiskanen et al., Perfusion Based Cell Culture Chips; A. Heiskanen et al., Applications of Magnetic Labs-on-a-Chip; M. A. M. Gijs, Magnetic Particle Handling in Microfluidic Systems; M. A. M. Gijs, AC Electrokinetic Particle Manipulation in Microsystems; H. Morgan and T. Sun, Microfluidic Impedance Cytometry - Measuring Single Cells at High Speed; T. Sun and H. Morgan, Optofluidics; D. Erickson, Vivo-Fluidics and Programmable Matter; D. Erickson, Hydrophoretic Separation MethodApplicable to Biological Samples; S. Choi and J.-K. Park, Programmable Cell Manipulation Using Lab-on-a-Display; H. Hwang and J.-K. Park, Index

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