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Title: Accurate and rapid micromixer for integrated microfluidic devices

Abstract

The invention may provide a microfluidic mixer having a droplet generator and a droplet mixer in selective fluid connection with the droplet generator. The droplet generator comprises first and second fluid chambers that are structured to be filled with respective first and second fluids that can each be held in isolation for a selectable period of time. The first and second fluid chambers are further structured to be reconfigured into a single combined chamber to allow the first and second fluids in the first and second fluid chambers to come into fluid contact with each other in the combined chamber for a selectable period of time prior to being brought into the droplet mixer.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
The Regents of the University of California, Oakland, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1221397
Patent Number(s):
9,138,700
Application Number:
12/863,276
Assignee:
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-06ER64249
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2009 Jan 21
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
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Citation Formats

Van Dam, R. Michael, Liu, Kan, Shen, Kwang -Fu Clifton, and Tseng, Hsian -Rong. Accurate and rapid micromixer for integrated microfluidic devices. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Van Dam, R. Michael, Liu, Kan, Shen, Kwang -Fu Clifton, & Tseng, Hsian -Rong. Accurate and rapid micromixer for integrated microfluidic devices. United States.
Van Dam, R. Michael, Liu, Kan, Shen, Kwang -Fu Clifton, and Tseng, Hsian -Rong. Tue . "Accurate and rapid micromixer for integrated microfluidic devices". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1221397.
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