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Continuous electrowetting via electrochemical diodes

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Abstract

We describe a novel method for droplet transport combining electrowetting on dielectric (EWOD) and the diode-like behavior of valve metals to achieve unique actuation performance. While traditional EWOD droplet transport requires switching of voltage between multiple electrodes, our method, which we term continuous rectified electrowetting, utilizes a simple single electrode and a DC voltage to move a 50 μl droplet 28 mm with velocities up to 32 mm s−1.

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The article was received on 04 Mar 2011, accepted on 05 May 2011 and first published on 19 May 2011


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C1LC20196D
Citation: Lab Chip, 2011,11, 2149-2152
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    Continuous electrowetting via electrochemical diodes

    C. W. Nelson, C. M. Lynch and N. B. Crane, Lab Chip, 2011, 11, 2149
    DOI: 10.1039/C1LC20196D

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