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Micromixers

Fundamentals, Design, and Fabrication

A wide range of applications in chemistry and biochemistry are driving the rapid development of microfluidics. This book focuses its attention on an important subtopic of microfluidics; mixing in microscale. It provides the fundamentals of transport effects in microscale including molecular diffusion, convection, and chaotic advection.The science and technology of microfluidics cover a wide spectrum and the science of mixing in microscale has evolved from reports on fabricated devices to an extensive collection of established knowledge. The focal point of Micromixers: Fundamentals, Design, and Fabrication is the current applicable knowledge and practical issues in designing, fabricating, and characterizing micromixers in the chemical and biochemical industries. Based on scaling law, it recommends practical micromixer designs utilizing the advantages of the microscale effects. The book is intended for practicing engineers and for upper-level undergraduate and graduate level students.

Audience
This book is aimed toward engineers in the chemical and biomedical industries as well as high level undergraduate and graduate students.

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Published: February 2008

Imprint: William Andrew

ISBN: 978-0-8155-1543-2

Contents

  • IntroductionFundamentals of Mass Transport in Micro ScaleFabrication TechnologiesMicromixers Based on Molecular DiffusionMicromixers Based on Chaotic AdvectionActive MicromixersCharacterization TechniquesApplication of Micromixers

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