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Fluidic control using superparamagnetic beads

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The use of magnetic beads, for the control of fluid in micro channels is discussed here. The magnetic beads are used to form a plug-like plunger, to control fluid in a micro channel. A theoretical force and water flow rate exerted by the bead plug has been determined. Initial work has shown it is possible to move fluid in a micro channel with volume flow rate of up to 7.2µl min and measurements have been made for the force which a bead lug can exert. The results suggest that this method of fluid control may have applications for a BioMEMS pipette.

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Husband, B., Melvin, T. and Evans, A.G.R. (2004) Fluidic control using superparamagnetic beads At 15th Micromechanics Europe Workshop (MME 2004). 05 - 07 Sep 2004.

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Published date: September 2004
Venue - Dates: 15th Micromechanics Europe Workshop (MME 2004), 2004-09-05 - 2004-09-07

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Local EPrints ID: 57740
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/57740
PURE UUID: c2edaee4-024d-4eb7-9e39-b07d9953c749

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Date deposited: 11 Aug 2008
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 14:28

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Author: B. Husband
Author: T. Melvin
Author: A.G.R. Evans

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