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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.

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Published date: November 2005
Keywords: microchannels, cfd, ultrasonic separation, fluid separation
Organisations: Electronics & Computer Science, Engineering Sciences


Local EPrints ID: 261301
ISSN: 0925-4005
PURE UUID: b1986650-1c16-4873-9f5f-aa42ad82766c
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Date deposited: 06 Oct 2005
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:03

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Author: R.J. Townsend
Author: M. Hill ORCID iD
Author: N.R. Harris ORCID iD
Author: N.M. White ORCID iD
Author: S.P. Beeby ORCID iD
Author: R.J.K Wood ORCID iD

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