Microfluidics and Nanofluidics Handbook

Microfluidics and Nanofluidics Handbook: Fabrication, Implementation, and Applications

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Features

  • Covers basic fundamentals of microfluidics and nanofluidics
  • Discusses basic microbiology and chemistry related to microfluidics
  • Explains fabrication techniques
  • Emphasizes applications of microfluidics in the energy sector
  • Describes micro-fuel cells and lab-on-a-chip
  • Offers tables, graphs, and equations as examples

Summary

The Microfluidics and Nanofluidics Handbook: Two-Volume Set comprehensively captures the cross-disciplinary breadth of the fields of micro- and nanofluidics, which encompass the biological sciences, chemistry, physics and engineering applications. To fill the knowledge gap between engineering and the basic sciences, the editors pulled together key individuals, well known in their respective areas, to author chapters that help graduate students, scientists, and practicing engineers understand the overall area of microfluidics and nanofluidics.

Topics covered include

  • Finite Volume Method for Numerical Simulation
  • Lattice Boltzmann Method and Its Applications in Microfluidics
  • Microparticle and Nanoparticle Manipulation
  • Methane Solubility Enhancement in Water Confined to Nanoscale Pores

Volume Two: Fabrication, Implementation, and Applications focuses on topics related to experimental and numerical methods. It also covers fabrication and applications in a variety of areas, from aerospace to biological systems. Reflecting the inherent nature of microfluidics and nanofluidics, the book includes as much interdisciplinary knowledge as possible. It provides the fundamental science background for newcomers and advanced techniques and concepts for experienced researchers and professionals.

Table of Contents

Volume Two: Fabrication, Implementation and Applications

Experimental and Numerical Methods
Image-Based Photonic Techniques for Microfluidics
David S. Nobes, Mona Abdolrazaghi, and Sushanta K. Mitra
Recent Developments in Microparticle Image Velocimetry
Sang-Youp Lee, Jaesung Jang, Yong-Hwan Kim, and Steve T. Wereley
Near-Surface Particle-Tracking Velocimetry
Peter Huang, Jeffrey S. Guasto, and Kenneth S. Breuer
Finite Volume Method for Numerical Simulation: Fundamentals
Pradip Dutta and Suman Chakraborty
Level-Set Method for Microscale Flows
Y.F. Yap, J.C. Chai, T.N. Wong, and N.T. Nguyen
Characterization of Chaotic Stirring and Mixing Using Numerical Tools
Shizhi Qian, Bayram Celik, and Ali Beskok
Lattice Boltzmann Method and Its Applications in Microfluidics
Junfeng Zhang

Fabrication and Other Applications
SU-8 Photolithography and Its Impact on Microfluidics

Rodrigo Martinez-Duarte and Marc J. Madou
System Integration in Microfluidics
Morteza Ahmadi, John T.W. Yeow, and Mehdi Shahini
Fluidic Interconnects for Microfluidics: Chip to Chip and World to Chip
Bonnie L. Gray
Micro Total Analysis Systems
V.F. Cardoso, J.H. Correia, and G. Minas
Microparticle and Nanoparticle Manipulation
Rong Bai and John Yeow
Optoelectric Particle Manipulation
Aloke Kumar, Stuart J. Williams, Nicolas G. Green, and Steven T. Wereley
Microfluidic Particle Counting Sensors
Chan Hee Chon, Hongpeng Zhang, Xinxiang Pan, and Dongqing Li
Magnetic-Particle-Based Microfluidics
Ranjan Ganguly, Ashok Sinha, and Ishwar K. Puri
The Influence of Microfluidic Channel Wettability on PEM Carbon Paper Fuel Cell
S. AlShakhshir, X. Li, and P. Chen
Biologically Inspired Adhesives
Animangsu Ghatak
Microfluidics for Aerospace Applications
Surya Raghu
Chemically Reacting Flows at the Microscale
Achintya Mukhopadhyay
Methane Solubility Enhancement in Water Confined to Nanoscale Pores
Mery Diaz Campos, I. Yucel Akkutlu, and Richard F. Sigal
Index

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