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Title: Micro-fluidic interconnect

Abstract

An apparatus for simultaneously aligning and interconnecting microfluidic ports is presented. Such interconnections are required to utilize microfluidic devices fabricated in Micro-Electromechanical-Systems (MEMS) technologies, that have multiple fluidic access ports (e.g. 100 micron diameter) within a small footprint, (e.g. 3 mm.times.6 mm). Fanout of the small ports of a microfluidic device to a larger diameter (e.g. 500 microns) facilitates packaging and interconnection of the microfluidic device to printed wiring boards, electronics packages, fluidic manifolds etc.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [2];  [1]
  1. Albuquerque, NM
  2. Los Ranchos, NM
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
908588
Patent Number(s):
7004198
Application Number:
10/894,636
Assignee:
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B01 - PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL B01J - CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROCESSES, e.g. CATALYSIS OR COLLOID CHEMISTRY
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B01 - PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL B01L - CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL LABORATORY APPARATUS FOR GENERAL USE
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Okandan, Murat, Galambos, Paul C, Benavides, Gilbert L, and Hetherington, Dale L. Micro-fluidic interconnect. United States: N. p., 2006. Web.
Okandan, Murat, Galambos, Paul C, Benavides, Gilbert L, & Hetherington, Dale L. Micro-fluidic interconnect. United States.
Okandan, Murat, Galambos, Paul C, Benavides, Gilbert L, and Hetherington, Dale L. Tue . "Micro-fluidic interconnect". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/908588.
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