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Microfluidic Devices in Nanotechnology: Fundamental Concepts / Edition 1

Microfluidic Devices in Nanotechnology: Fundamental Concepts / Edition 1

by Challa S. S. R. Kumar
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Nanotechnology, especially microfabrication, has been affecting every facet of traditional scientific disciplines. The first book on the application of microfluidic reactors in nanotechnology, Microfluidic Devices in Nanotechnology provides the fundamental aspects and potential applications of microfluidic devices, the physics of microfluids, specific methods of chemical synthesis of nanomaterials, and more. As the first book to discuss the unique properties and capabilities of these nanomaterials in the miniaturization of devices, this text serves as a one-stop resource for nanoscientists interested in microdevices.

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ISBN-13: 9780470472279
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/24/2010
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

CHALLA S. KUMAR, Ph.D, is Director of Nanofabrication and Nanomaterials at the Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. In addition, he is President and CEO of Magnano Technologies. Dr. Kumar is the winner of the 2006 Nano 50 Technology Award for his work in magnetic-based nanoparticles for cancer imaging and treatment. His research interests are in developing novel synthetic methods, including those based on microfluidic reactors, for multifunctional nanomaterials. He has eight years of industrial R&D experience working for Imperial Chemical Industries and United Breweries. He is the Series Editor for the multi-volume book series, Nanotechnologies for the Life Sciences (NtLS) and Nanomaterials for the Life Sciences(NmLS), published by Wiley-VCH. A former editor of the Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, Dr. Kumar is the author of numerous books and original research papers.

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Table of Contents

Preface vii

Contributors xi

1 Fundamentals of Microfluidics Devices Kweku A. Addae-Mensah Zuankai Wang Hesam Parsa Sau Y. Chin Tassaneewan Laksanasopin Samuel K. Sia 1

2 Spatiotemporally Controlled Nanoliter-Scale Reconfigurable Microfluidics Michael D. Genualdi David H. Gracias 39

3 Microfluidic Devices for Studying Kinetics Derek J. Wilson 63

4 Computational Strategies for Micro- and Nanofluid Dynamics Dimitris Drikakis Nikolaos Asproulis Evgeniy Shapiro Matyas Benke 97

5 Nanofluidic Devices and Their Potential Applications Patrick Abgrall Aurélien Bancaud Pierre Joseph 155

6 Particle Transport in Magnetophoretic Microsystems Edward P. Furlani 215

7 Particles in Microfluidic Systems Adrienne R. Minerick 263

8 In Situ Nanoparticle Focusing Within Microfluidics Jie Wu 295

9 Residence Time Distribution and Nanoparticle Formation in Microreactors Gregor Alexander Groβ Johann Michael Köhler 317

Index 341

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