Fluid modelling of microfluidic separator channels

Townsend, R.J., Hill, M., Harris, N.R., White, N.M., Beeby, S.P. and Wood, R.J.K (2005) Fluid modelling of microfluidic separator channels Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 111-112, pp. 455-462. (doi:10.1016/j.snb.2005.03.035).


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In a microfluidic ultrasonic separator device, the microchannel geometry is inherently angular due to the anisotropic etch processes used. A CFD model is used to investigate eddy formation induced by this angular geometry. Results are applicable to various microfluidic devices and show that certain etch patterns significantly reduce eddy formation.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1016/j.snb.2005.03.035
ISSNs: 0925-4005 (print)
Keywords: microchannels, cfd, ultrasonic separation, fluid separation
ePrint ID: 23375
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Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2006
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2017 22:45
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/23375

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