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Light-responsive Materials for Microfluidic Applications
(Royal Society of Chemistry, 2018-03-07)
While the microfluidic device itself may be small, often the equipment required to control fluidics in thechip unit is large e.g. pumps, valves and mixing units, which can severely limit practical use and functionalscalability. ...
Phantom Membrane Microfluidic Cross-Flow Filtration Device for the Direct Optical Detection of Water Pollutants
The diffusion of autonomous sensing platforms capable of a remote large-scale surveillance of environmental water basins is currently limited by the cost and complexity of standard analytical methods. In order to create a ...
Reusable Ionogel-based Photo-actuators in a Lab-on-a-disc
This paper describes the design, fabrication and performance of a reusable ionogel-based photo-actuator, in-situ photopolymerised into a lab-on-a-disc microfluidic device, for flow control. The ionogel provides an effective ...
Poly(ionic Liquid) Thermo-responsive Hydrogel Microfluidic Actuators
tributylhexyl phosphonium sulfopropylacrylate (PSPA) poly(ionic liquid) (PILc) hydrogels as temperature controlled actuators in microfluidic devices. The hydrogel size is modulated by localised changes in its temperature ...
Ionogel-based Nitrite and Nitrate Sensor for Water Control at the Point-of-Need
The increment of uncontrolled nutrients concentration in water is the subject of increasing environmental concern. In particular, the increment of nitrate causes the eutrophication of algae, leading to fauna and flora ...