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Hydrodynamic thermal confinement: creating thermo-chemical microenvironments on surfaces

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Abstract

We present a new, general concept termed Hydrodynamic Thermal Confinement (HTC), and its implementation for the creation of microscale dynamic thermo-chemical microenvironments on biological surfaces. HTC is based on a scanning probe and operates under physiological conditions. The temperature can be regulated between 30° and 80 °C with ±0.2 °C precision and temperature ramps of 5 °C s−1 over a footprint of ∼50 μm × 80 μm in a volume of ∼50 × 80 × 15 μm3 (∼50 pl).

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The article was received on 04 Oct 2016, accepted on 14 Oct 2016 and first published on 14 Oct 2016


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC08018A
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2016,52, 13035-13038
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    Hydrodynamic thermal confinement: creating thermo-chemical microenvironments on surfaces

    J. F. Cors, A. Stucki and G. V. Kaigala, Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 13035
    DOI: 10.1039/C6CC08018A

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