IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - In-situ generated biocompatible alginate actuators for flow control in microfluidics

2015 Transducers - 18th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (TRANSDUCERS)

Author(s): J. Saez ; M. Antonana ; J. Etxebarria ; F. Benito-Lopez
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 June 2015
Conference Location: Anchorage, AK, USA
Conference Date: 21 June 2015
Page(s): 2,132 - 2,135
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-4799-8955-3
ISSN (Electronic): 2164-1641
DOI: 10.1109/TRANSDUCERS.2015.7181380
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This abstract describes for the first time the use of alginate hydrogels as miniaturised valves in microfluidic devices. These biocompatible and biodegradable microvalves are in-situ generated, on... View More

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