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Title: Method and apparatus for fluid dispersion

Abstract

A microfluidic method and device for focusing and/or forming discontinuous sections of similar or dissimilar size in a fluid is provided. The device can be fabricated simply from readily-available, inexpensive material using simple techniques.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States); University of Toronto, Toronto, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1174207
Patent Number(s):
8986628
Application Number:
13/679,190
Assignee:
President and Fellows of Harvard College (Cambridge, MA); The Governing Council of the Univ. of Toronto (Toronto, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y10 - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC Y10S - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B01 - PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL B01F - MIXING, e.g. DISSOLVING, EMULSIFYING, DISPERSING
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-00ER45852
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Nov 16
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Stone, Howard A., Anna, Shelley L., Bontoux, Nathalie, Link, Darren Roy, Weitz, David A., Gitlin, Irina, Kumacheva, Eugenia, Garstecki, Piotr, Diluzio, Willow R., and Whitesides, George M. Method and apparatus for fluid dispersion. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Stone, Howard A., Anna, Shelley L., Bontoux, Nathalie, Link, Darren Roy, Weitz, David A., Gitlin, Irina, Kumacheva, Eugenia, Garstecki, Piotr, Diluzio, Willow R., & Whitesides, George M. Method and apparatus for fluid dispersion. United States.
Stone, Howard A., Anna, Shelley L., Bontoux, Nathalie, Link, Darren Roy, Weitz, David A., Gitlin, Irina, Kumacheva, Eugenia, Garstecki, Piotr, Diluzio, Willow R., and Whitesides, George M. Tue . "Method and apparatus for fluid dispersion". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1174207.
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