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Fabrication of a microfluidic chip for PCR applications

Bu, M., Husband, B., Melvin, T., Ensell, G.J., Pham, N.P., Sarro, P.M., Wilkinson, J.S. and Evans, A.G.R. (2003) Fabrication of a microfluidic chip for PCR applications At 14th Micromechanics Europe Workshop, Netherlands. 02 - 04 Nov 2003.

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Abstract

The fabrication of a microfluidic chip for application to polymerase chain (PCR) is presented. In this chip, a micro peristaltic pump was integrated to pump a reactant droplet. PCR reaction chambers, Pt heaters, temperature sensors, and pn-diodes were fabricated on a silicon wafer. Access holes for fluid and electrical connections, and pump membranes were etched in a Pyrex wafer, which was anodically bonded onto the silicon. Three PZT discs were glued on pump membranes to actuate the micro peristaltic pump.

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Published date: November 2003
Venue - Dates: 14th Micromechanics Europe Workshop, Netherlands, 2003-11-02 - 2003-11-04

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Local EPrints ID: 57744
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/57744
PURE UUID: d83c01d5-ac38-4b22-a512-cc8f220317cd
ORCID for J.S. Wilkinson: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-4712-1697

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

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Author: M. Bu
Author: B. Husband
Author: T. Melvin
Author: G.J. Ensell
Author: N.P. Pham
Author: P.M. Sarro
Author: J.S. Wilkinson ORCID iD
Author: A.G.R. Evans

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