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Unibody Lab-on-a-chip Fast Prototyping

May 10, 2015

Author: Germán Comina, Anke Suska and Daniel Filippini Optical Devices Laboratory (ODL) Linkoping University, Sweden Introduction: The development of disposable devices for optical chemical detection with cell phones, entail challenging [more...]

Microfluidic Connection and Flow Resistance

March 11, 2015

Introduction This article covers some tips for setting up microfluidic systems. Flow resistance is a crucial parameter for flow stability, and effective optimization of flow resistance and pressures during setup will help you achieve the [more...]

Low-tech Microfluidics

February 11, 2015

Microfluidic chips made in the Science Practice studio “This article is written by Dr Tempest van Schaik and has been reposted with permission from the Science Practice blog. Science Practice is a research and design company in [more...]

Laminar flow patterning in microfluidic devices

December 27, 2014

This video tutorial is from Cornell University Mechanical Engineering 6240 – Physics of Micro- and Nanoscale Fluid Mechanics on Sep 5th 2012.  A discussion of two examples of laminar flow patterning approaches in microfluidic [more...]

MicroTAS 2014 Workshop – Inertial Microfluidics

November 2, 2014

Professor Dino Di Carlo from Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Los Angeles gave a workshop on using inertial microfluidics to manipulate fluids and particles on Oct 26th at MicroTAS 2014. The presentation covered the [more...]

Fabrication of Glass Microfluidic Devices

October 19, 2014

Material Specifications Glass is a popular substrate for microfluidic (mF) chips, although plastics are becoming more common due to the ease in fabrication.  Several types of glass are used in mF devices, such as soda lime, quartz, and [more...]

Piezoelectric Generator and Actuator

October 19, 2014

This video is a tutorial of how to examine the piezoelectric elements in a lighter and a buzzer. The steps of disassembly as well as testing and exploration are shown.  Kit List: Piezoelectric Disc Order Portable Oscilloscope Order [more...]

Paper Microfluidics

October 19, 2014

This video is a tutorial on creating a paper microfluidic device through wax curing, droplet test, and choosing proper channels. Applications are demonstrated as well, including mixing and chemical sensors. Source from:  Lo, Katey, Joseph [more...]

Flow Cytometry and Inkjet Technology

October 19, 2014

Cytometry is a general name for a group of biological methods used to measure various parameters of cells. Parameters which can be measured by cytometry are cell size and morphology, cell cycle phase, DNA content, the existence or absence [more...]

Flow Cytometry Tutorials: Doublet Discrimination

August 27, 2014

This video demonstrates how to exclude doublets from your Flow Cytometry data analysis. By the end of this tutorial, you should be able to understand: What doublets and clumps are? Why do we need to gate out doublets and clumps? How to [more...]
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