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Title: Movement of particles using sequentially activated dielectrophoretic particle trapping

Abstract

Manipulation of DNA and cells/spores using dielectrophoretic (DEP) forces to perform sample preparation protocols for polymerized chain reaction (PCR) based assays for various applications. This is accomplished by movement of particles using sequentially activated dielectrophoretic particle trapping. DEP forces induce a dipole in particles, and these particles can be trapped in non-uniform fields. The particles can be trapped in the high field strength region of one set of electrodes. By switching off this field and switching on an adjacent electrodes, particles can be moved down a channel with little or no flow.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
The Regents Of University Of California, Oakland, CA (United States); Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1174709
Patent Number(s):
6,685,812
Application Number:
09/757,248
Assignee:
University Of California, The Regents Of OSTI
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Citation Formats

Miles, Robin R. Movement of particles using sequentially activated dielectrophoretic particle trapping. United States: N. p., 2004. Web.
Miles, Robin R. Movement of particles using sequentially activated dielectrophoretic particle trapping. United States.
Miles, Robin R. Tue . "Movement of particles using sequentially activated dielectrophoretic particle trapping". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1174709.
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abstractNote = {Manipulation of DNA and cells/spores using dielectrophoretic (DEP) forces to perform sample preparation protocols for polymerized chain reaction (PCR) based assays for various applications. This is accomplished by movement of particles using sequentially activated dielectrophoretic particle trapping. DEP forces induce a dipole in particles, and these particles can be trapped in non-uniform fields. The particles can be trapped in the high field strength region of one set of electrodes. By switching off this field and switching on an adjacent electrodes, particles can be moved down a channel with little or no flow.},
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year = {2004},
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