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Microfluidics in Detection Science: Lab-on-a-chip Technologies Editors: Fatima H Labeed, Henry O Fatoyinbo



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Print publication date: 31 Oct 2014
Copyright year: 2014
Print ISBN: 978-1-84973-638-1
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84973-760-9
ePub eISBN: 978-1-78262-324-3
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About this book

The concept of a miniaturised laboratory on a disposable chip is now a reality, and in everyday use in industry, medicine and defence. New devices are launched all the time, prompting the need for a straightforward guide to the design and manufacture of lab-on-a-chip (LOC) devices.

This book presents a modular approach to the construction and integration of LOC components in detection science. The editors have brought together some of the leading experts from academia and industry to present an accessible guide to the technology available and its potential. Several chapters are devoted to applications, presenting both the sampling regime and detection methods needed. Further chapters describe the integration of LOC devices, not only with each other but also into existing technologies.

With insights into LOC applications, from biosensing to molecular and chemical analysis, and presenting scaled-down versions of existing technology alongside unique approaches that exploit the physics of the micro and nano-scale, this book will appeal to newcomers to the field and practitioners requiring a convenient reference.

From the book series:
Detection Science