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Title: Digital microfluidic systems with electrode bus and methods for droplet manipulation

Abstract

The present disclosure relates to digital microfluidic systems having an electrode bus controlled by a single actuation input, and methods for droplet manipulation using the electrode bus. Particularly, aspects are directed to a digital microfluidic system including a first group of droplet actuation electrodes formed in a substrate, a first wiring bus formed in the substrate and connected to each electrode in the first group of droplet actuation electrodes, and a first single point of actuation connected to the first wiring bus; and a second group of droplet actuation electrodes formed in the substrate, a second wiring bus formed in the substrate and connected to each electrode in the second group of droplet actuation electrodes, and a second single point of actuation connected to the second wiring bus.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1860110
Patent Number(s):
11185862
Application Number:
16/177,173
Assignee:
National Technology & Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC (Albuquerque, NM)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B01 - PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL B01L - CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL LABORATORY APPARATUS FOR GENERAL USE
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 10/31/2018
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Gach, Philip, and Singh, Anup K. Digital microfluidic systems with electrode bus and methods for droplet manipulation. United States: N. p., 2021. Web.
Gach, Philip, & Singh, Anup K. Digital microfluidic systems with electrode bus and methods for droplet manipulation. United States.
Gach, Philip, and Singh, Anup K. Tue . "Digital microfluidic systems with electrode bus and methods for droplet manipulation". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1860110.
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