1 February 2015 Nanophotonic implementation of optoelectrowetting for microdroplet actuation
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The development and ultimate operation of a nanocomposite high-aspect-ratio photoinjection (HARP) device is presented in this work. The device makes use of a nanocomposite material as the optically active layer and the device achieves a large optical penetration depth with a high aspect ratio which provides a strong actuation force far away from the point of photoinjection. The nanocomposite material can be continuously illuminated and the position of the microdroplets can, therefore, be controlled to diffraction limited resolution. The nanocomposite HARP device shows great potential for future on-chip applications.
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Christopher M. Collier, Kyle Hill, Mark A. DeWachter, Alexander M. Huizing, Jonathan F. Holzman, "Nanophotonic implementation of optoelectrowetting for microdroplet actuation," Journal of Biomedical Optics 20(2), 025004 (1 February 2015). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.JBO.20.2.025004 . Submission:
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