Nanotech 2001 Vol. 1
Nanotech 2001 Vol. 1
Technical Proceedings of the 2001 International Conference on Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems

Micro and Bio Fluidics Chapter 6

Simulation of Flow in Structurally Programmable Microfluidic Channels

Authors: V.B. Makhijani, A.J. Reich, A. Puntambekar, C. Hong and C. Ahn

Affilation: CFD Research Corporation, United States

Pages: 266 - 269

Keywords: CFD-ACE+, hydrophobic filling, flow control

Abstract:
This paper describes the simulation of liquid filling in a structurally-programmable microfluidic delivery system being developed as part of a disposable biochip for clinical diagnostics. Flow control in the system is achieved by using passive valves and

Simulation of Flow in Structurally Programmable Microfluidic Channels

ISBN: 0-9708275-0-4
Pages: 638