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Micronit and iX-factory Have Merged

March 25, 2016

Micronit Microfluidics B.V. (Micronit) and iX-factory GmbH announced today they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Micronit has acquired iX-factory. Both companies are [more...]

Alternative Lab-on-a-Chip Material

February 24, 2016

A close-up image of micro-scale pillars that were formed — or, photostructured — in the OSTE polymer using UV light. (Credit: KTH Royal Institute of Technology) Researchers at KTH Royal Institute [more...]

Use of Gelatin As Intermediate Thin Passivating Layer in PDMS Soft Lithography Technology

January 17, 2016

Gabriele Pitingolo1,3, Raffaele Vecchione1,3 and Paolo A. Netti1,2,3 1 Center for Advanced Biomaterials for Healthcare, Istituto Italiano di tecnologia ([email protected]), Largo Barsanti e Matteucci, 53, [more...]

Machining Precision Microfluidic Channels

December 5, 2015

Microfluidics combines expertise in engineering, physics, chemistry, biochemistry, nanotechnology, and biotechnology to design systems in which extremely small volumes of fluids are processed [more...]

Microfluidics, Could Soon Cool Your Clothes

December 2, 2015

THE idea came to Ralph Liedert while he was sweltering in the Californian sunshine, having been standing with his daughter for over an hour in a queue for a ride at Disneyland. What, he thought, if [more...]

Micro Moulding Advances

October 4, 2015

Microfluidic Chip from Plastic Design Corporation (All Image Credit in this article: Mark Kinder)  Every year micro fluidic moulders push the envelope to meet the requirements of new analytic [more...]

Machining Micro Molds for Medical Devices

September 18, 2015

Machining the micro molds used to make medical devices and components require among the most demanding micro machining applications. A new type of machining platforms is making it possible to machine [more...]

Microlenses

September 1, 2015

Book Description MDPI Link (Open Access)  Editor: Dr. Hongrui Jiang The study and application of microscale lenses and lens arrays have been actively researched in recent years; new approaches in [more...]
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