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Title: Design of a Sample Preparation Device Using Induced-Charge Electroosmosis.


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Sandia National Lab. (SNL-CA), Livermore, CA (United States)
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USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
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Conference: Proposed for presentation at the ESRF External Review Conference held April 16-17, 2007 in Albuquerque, NM.
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United States

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Kanouff, Michael P., Guzman, Katherine Dunphy, Skulan, Andrew, Harnett, Cindy, Senousy, Yehya, and Templeton, Jeremy Alan. Design of a Sample Preparation Device Using Induced-Charge Electroosmosis.. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Kanouff, Michael P., Guzman, Katherine Dunphy, Skulan, Andrew, Harnett, Cindy, Senousy, Yehya, & Templeton, Jeremy Alan. Design of a Sample Preparation Device Using Induced-Charge Electroosmosis.. United States.
Kanouff, Michael P., Guzman, Katherine Dunphy, Skulan, Andrew, Harnett, Cindy, Senousy, Yehya, and Templeton, Jeremy Alan. Thu . "Design of a Sample Preparation Device Using Induced-Charge Electroosmosis.". United States. doi:.
title = {Design of a Sample Preparation Device Using Induced-Charge Electroosmosis.},
author = {Kanouff, Michael P. and Guzman, Katherine Dunphy and Skulan, Andrew and Harnett, Cindy and Senousy, Yehya and Templeton, Jeremy Alan},
abstractNote = {Abstract not provided.},
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place = {United States},
year = {Thu Mar 01 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Thu Mar 01 00:00:00 EST 2007}

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