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INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS PUBLISHING JOURNAL OF MICROMECHANICS AND MICROENGINEERING J. Micromech. Microeng. 12 (2002) 625635 PII: S0960-1317(02)34118-4
 

Summary: INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS PUBLISHING JOURNAL OF MICROMECHANICS AND MICROENGINEERING
J. Micromech. Microeng. 12 (2002) 625635 PII: S0960-1317(02)34118-4
A compact model for electroosmotic flows
in microfluidic devices
R Qiao1 and N R Aluru2,3
1
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at
Urbana-Champaign, 405 N. Mathews mc 251, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
2
Department of General Engineering, 3265 Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and
Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 405 N. Mathews mc 251, Urbana,
IL 61801, USA
E-mail: aluru@uiuc.edu
Received 21 February 2002, in final form 23 May 2002
Published 21 June 2002
Online at stacks.iop.org/JMM/12/625
Abstract
A compact model to compute flow rate and pressure in microfluidic devices
is presented. The microfluidic flow can be driven by either an applied
electric field or a combined electric field and pressure gradient. A step

  

Source: Aluru, Narayana R. - Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

Collections: Engineering; Materials Science