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Elastomeric membrane valves in a disc

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Abstract

We present elastomeric membrane valves integrated into a centrifugal microfluidic platform for precise control of fluid on a disc. The amount of the fluid passing through the valves, which depends on the rotating speed of the disc and the membrane thickness, has been characterized, and could be precisely controlled by tuning the disc motion.

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Submitted
03 Dec 2010
Accepted
21 Feb 2011
First published
04 Mar 2011

Lab Chip, 2011,11, 1434-1436
Article type
Communication

Elastomeric membrane valves in a disc

H. Hwang, H. Kim and Y. Cho, Lab Chip, 2011, 11, 1434
DOI: 10.1039/C0LC00658K

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