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Issue 6, 2012
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Standards for connecting microfluidic devices?

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Abstract

The field of microfluidics is maturing slowly but steadily and new products are entering the market, showing a bewildering number of technologies and formats. This article states the need for standards for microfluidic interconnections, chip dimensions and a vocabulary. It also explains where and why those standards might be useful. A description of the ongoing standardization activities is given and the need for further work is explained.

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The article was received on 27 Sep 2011, accepted on 05 Jan 2012 and first published on 02 Feb 2012


Article type: Focus
DOI: 10.1039/C2LC20937C
Citation: Lab Chip, 2012,12, 1022-1025
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    Standards for connecting microfluidic devices?

    H. van Heeren, Lab Chip, 2012, 12, 1022
    DOI: 10.1039/C2LC20937C

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