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AC Electric-Field-Induced Fluid Flow in Microelectrode Structures: Scaling Laws.

AC Electric-Field-Induced Fluid Flow in Microelectrode Structures: Scaling Laws.
AC Electric-Field-Induced Fluid Flow in Microelectrode Structures: Scaling Laws.
The motion of polarizable bioparticles under the action of non-uniform ac electric fields is known as dielectrophoresis. Because submicrometre particles are subjected to Brownian motion, high electric fields are needed to manipulate them. However, these high electric fields give rise to fluid motion, which in turn results in a viscous drag on the particles. The electric fields generate beat, leading to gradients in conductivity, permittivity, and mass density in the fluid. These gradients give rise to electrothermal forces and buoyancy. Also non-uniform ac electric fields produce forces on the induced charges in the diffuse double layer on the electrodes, that results in fluid motion. Here we characterize these flows and their domain of influence.
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Castellanos, Antonio
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Ramos, Antonio
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González, Antonio
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Green, Nicolas G
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Morgan, Hywel
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Castellanos, Antonio
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Ramos, Antonio
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González, Antonio
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Green, Nicolas G
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Morgan, Hywel
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Castellanos, Antonio, Ramos, Antonio, González, Antonio, Green, Nicolas G and Morgan, Hywel (2002) AC Electric-Field-Induced Fluid Flow in Microelectrode Structures: Scaling Laws. 14' International Conference on Dielectric Liquids (ICDL 2002). 07 - 12 Jul 2002. pp. 52-55 . (doi:10.1109/ICDL.2002.1022692).

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The motion of polarizable bioparticles under the action of non-uniform ac electric fields is known as dielectrophoresis. Because submicrometre particles are subjected to Brownian motion, high electric fields are needed to manipulate them. However, these high electric fields give rise to fluid motion, which in turn results in a viscous drag on the particles. The electric fields generate beat, leading to gradients in conductivity, permittivity, and mass density in the fluid. These gradients give rise to electrothermal forces and buoyancy. Also non-uniform ac electric fields produce forces on the induced charges in the diffuse double layer on the electrodes, that results in fluid motion. Here we characterize these flows and their domain of influence.

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Published date: 2002
Venue - Dates: 14' International Conference on Dielectric Liquids (ICDL 2002), 2002-07-07 - 2002-07-12
Organisations: Electronics & Computer Science

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Local EPrints ID: 266517
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/266517
ISBN: 0-7803-7350-2
PURE UUID: f0f2c2a3-1612-4aad-9bca-22a4bb698d95
ORCID for Nicolas G Green: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-9230-4455
ORCID for Hywel Morgan: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-4850-5676

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Last modified: 20 Jul 2019 00:59

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