Multiphase optofluidics on an electro-microfluidic platform powered by electrowetting and dielectrophoresis
Optofluidics on an electro-microfluidic platform by exploiting materials in the four fundamental phases – solid, liquid, gas, and plasma-phases – is reviewed.
Microfluidics for electronic paper-like displays
Displays are ubiquitous in modern life, and there is a growing need to develop active, full color, video-rate reflective displays that perform well in high-light conditions.
Recent advancements in optofluidics-based single-cell analysis: optical on-chip cellular manipulation, treatment, and property detection
Optofluidic techniques could evolve to perform a series of single-cell analysis processes, including manipulation, treatment, and property detection.
Microfluidic reactors for photocatalytic water purification
Recent studies utilize microfluidics to solve the fundamental problems of photocatalysis. Here the mechanisms and reactor designs are reviewed comprehensively.
Droplet optofluidic imaging for λ-bacteriophage detection via co-culture with host cell Escherichia coli
A droplet optofluidic imaging system is, for the first time, demonstrated to detect bacteriophage in drinking water.
Optical trapping and binding of particles in an optofluidic stable Fabry–Pérot resonator with single-sided injection
Optofluidic stable Fabry–Pérot cavity for optical trapping & binding of particles suspended in a liquid environment.
Optofluidic router based on tunable liquid–liquid mirrors
We present a novel optofluidic device with on-chip light routing capabilities over a broad wavelength range.
Syringe-pump-induced fluctuation in all-aqueous microfluidic system implications for flow rate accuracy
Fluctuations in flow rates induced by the driving syringe pump are visualized in a passive all-aqueous interface with an ultralow interfacial tension.
About this collection
Guest edited by Changhuei Yang (California Institute of Technology) and Liu Ai Qun (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore), this collection of papers focuses on the topic of optofluidics.
The collection contains review articles and primary research papers, and covers topic including particle optical trapping, photocatalytic water purification, tunable liquid-liquid mirrors and more.
We hope you will enjoy reading this collection.