Superhydrophobic valve for microfluidics

Chunmeng Lu, Yi Je Juang, Chee Guan Koh, Ly James Lee

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Capillary valve (CV) is one of the passive valves used to control the fluid flow in microfluidics. Many designs and applications have been based on the capillary valve including the compact-disk microfluidic platform technology. However, the valve loses its function when being used to hold the protein solutions or subject to protein solutions which are applied to treat the surface for non-specific binding. A novel "fishbone" micro-valve design based on the concept of superhydrophobicity was developed in this study. The experimental results showed that the valve remains its function even being subject to the protein solutions. It was also tested on the CD microfluidic platform in which the flow control was demonstrated during disk rotation under various conditions.

出版狀態Published - 2006
事件Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 2006, ANTEC 2006 - Charlotte, NC, United States
持續時間: 2006 5月 72006 5月 11


OtherSociety of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference 2006, ANTEC 2006
國家/地區United States
城市Charlotte, NC

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • 一般化學工程
  • 聚合物和塑料


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