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  • analytical
  • Often, the microfluidics researcher worries not about how to solve relevant governing equations and boundary conditions, but rather what those equations and boundary conditions are and how his or her analytical goals can be reconciled with fabrication and experimentation concerns. (tu-ilmenau.de)
  • Digital microfluidics can be used together with analytical analysis procedures such as mass spectrometry, colorimetry, electrochemical, and electrochemiluminescense. (wikipedia.org)
  • MEMS
  • Microfluidics is generally used to describe any technology that moves microscopic and nano-scale quantities of fluid through channels on a MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical System). (coleparmer.com)
  • Fast real-time optical imaging technology is indispensable for studying dynamical events such as shockwaves, laser fusion, chemical dynamics in living cells, neural activity, laser surgery, microfluidics, and MEMS. (wikipedia.org)
  • stem cell res
  • However, some aspects of microfluidics such as the ease of use, materials used in the production of microfluidic devices, and integration with other systems need addressing so that it can be more widely applied to complex stem cell research problems. (news-medical.net)
  • proteins
  • Through these capabilities researchers have been able to use microfluidics to crystallize proteins, perform the polymerase chain reaction, sequence DNA, study protein expression of single cells, perturb embryonic development in flies, culture cells as well as perform many other important biological studies. (wikipedia.org)
  • approaches
  • Microfluidics approaches can be used to characterize and even manufacture in a controlled way functional particles based on soft materials. (tue.nl)
  • Chemical
  • Thus microfluidics enables quantitative measurements with high biological/chemical selectivity and sensitivity, as well as high temporal and spatial resolution. (uwo.ca)
  • Due to its physical dimensions, microfluidics both provides a unique platform to utilize chemical biology tools and serves as a chemical biology tool in itself. (wikipedia.org)
  • diagnostics
  • Microfluidics has facilitated major biochemical application advancements in point-of-care diagnostics, bioterrorism detection, and drug discovery. (wiley.com)
  • field
  • Students are able to understand and summarize scientific papers at the forefront of the microfluidics field. (tue.nl)
  • The combination of microfluidics and microbiology also opens a brand new field for education, specifically, bionanotechnology. (uwo.ca)
  • The theoretical introduction is complemented by practical sessions in which the participants can get first hands on experiences on the flow field measurements techniques, will built their own chips with soft lithography, learn about data processing and get the possibility to perform laboratory work in the field of microfluidics. (tu-ilmenau.de)
  • The course is intended for PhD students, scientists and industrial researchers who have already started to work in the field of microfluidics, or plan to do that in the near future and want to get familiar with the diverse possibilities of microfluidics. (tu-ilmenau.de)
  • Research
  • Going forward, microfluidics will hopefully play a greater role in developing economical methods for single-cell assays, cell-based assays, gene-expression profiling, and phenotypic screenings that can transform health care research globally. (news-medical.net)
  • Journal Club' presentations of recent microfluidics research articles. (tue.nl)
  • Droplet-based microfluidics has emerged as one of the most active research fields in microfluidics. (rsc.org)
  • The UBC Okanagan Digital Microfluidics Research Group is an interdisciplinary research group at University of British Columbia Okanagan that develops integrated devices for biochip applications. (wikipedia.org)
  • The OSTE polymer resins were originally developed by Tommy Haraldsson and Fredrik Carlborg at the group of Micro and Nanosystems at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) to bridge the gap between research prototyping and commercial production of microfluidics devices. (wikipedia.org)
  • device
  • however, high overhead costs, large machine footprints, an esoteric software stack, and nonstandard device bonding protocols may be hampering the widespread adoption of micromilling in the greater microfluidics community. (springer.com)
  • techniques
  • Manufacturers producing equipment and measurement techniques for microfluidics will introduce their products and the exchange with experienced researchers and other participants will widen the scientific horizon. (tu-ilmenau.de)
  • content
  • Microfluidics is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third-party Websites. (microfluidicscorp.com)
  • introduction
  • The aim of the interdisciplinary short course is to give a practical introduction on microfluidics and the often astonishing effects that make the flow physics in many situations completely different from the macroscopic world. (tu-ilmenau.de)