22 January 2005 Passive micromixer with obstructions for lab-on-a-chip applications
Author Affiliations +
Abstract
A new passive micromixer has been developed with a low dependence on Reynolds number. The mixer design contains obstructions inside the mixing microchannels to breakup the flow resulting in chaotic mixing. Using CFDRC ACE+ software the mixer was modeled and was shown to completely mix water and glycerin in less than 1 cm. The micromixer was fabricated in cyclic olefin copolymer (COC) using hot embossing with polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) tools and evaluated using epifluorescence microcopy.
© (2005) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
Ali Asgar S. Bhagat, Ali Asgar S. Bhagat, Gabriel Dagani, Gabriel Dagani, Erik T. K. Peterson, Erik T. K. Peterson, Jin-Hwan Lee, Jin-Hwan Lee, Ian Papautsky, Ian Papautsky, } "Passive micromixer with obstructions for lab-on-a-chip applications", Proc. SPIE 5718, Microfluidics, BioMEMS, and Medical Microsystems III, (22 January 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.591766; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.591766
PROCEEDINGS
7 PAGES


SHARE
RELATED CONTENT


Back to Top