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Journal Article

August 27, 2018

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Hydrogel microspheroids are widely used in tissue engineering, such as injection therapy and 3D cell culture, and among which, heterogeneous microspheroids are drawing much attention as a promising tool to carry multiple cell types in separated phases. However...

August 8, 2018

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In this manuscript, we introduce a simple, off-the-shelf approach for the on-demand creation of giant unilamellar vesicles (GUVs) or multicompartment synthetic cell model systems in a high-throughput manner. To achieve this, we use microfluidics to encapsulat...

August 8, 2018

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Efficient capture and rapid detection of pathogenic bacteria from body fluids lead to early diagnostics of bacterial infections and significantly enhance the survival rate. We propose a universal nano/microfluidic device integrated with a 3D nanostructured de...

September 25, 2017

Article title: A fast, reconfigurable flow switch for paper microfluidics based on selective wetting of folded paper actuator strips

With exciting devices being built using paper substrates, there is still a critical need for smart and versatile switches to regulate flu...

September 25, 2017

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Magnetic droplets on a microfluidic platform can act as micro-robots, providing wireless, remote, and programmable control. This field of droplet micro-magnetofluidics (DMMF) is useful for droplet merging, mixing and synthesis of Janus structures. Specifically...

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May 2, 2017

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Acquired drug resistance is a fundamental predicament in cancer therapy. Early detection of drug-resistant cancer cells during or after treatment is expected to benefit patients from unnecessary drug administration and thus play a significant role in the devel...

May 2, 2017

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The ability to sift through a large heterogeneous population of cells is of paramount importance in a diverse range of biomedical and green applications. Furthermore, the capability of identifying various features of cells in a label-free manner is useful for...

May 2, 2017

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Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) has been widely studied for various application. Due to the highly sensitive optical property to the change of the refractive index of the surrounded medium, there have been lots of reports for biological sensing. Direct Plasmon...

May 1, 2017

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Measurements of biological cells during flow are highly important for medical diagnosis based on cell sorting. In the case of cell imaging during flow, very rapid image acquisition capabilities are required to enable fast cell flow for analyzing a sufficient n...

April 25, 2017

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Resonant optical sensors have enabled the label-free measurement of nanoparticles suspended in liquids, down to the resolution of individual viruses and large molecules, but are only able to quantify optical properties (refractive index, scattering, fluorescen...

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August 27, 2018

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An in vitro microfluidic gut-on-chip is described herein that mimics the structure and at least one function of specific areas of the gastrointestinal system in vivo. In particular, a multicellular, layered, microfluidic culture is described, allowing for inte...

August 22, 2017

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A general-purpose software-reconfigurable chemical process system useful in a wide range of applications is disclosed. Embodiments may include software control of internal processes, automated provisions for cleaning internal elements with solvents, provisions...

August 22, 2017

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Systems and methods for use in monitoring treatment of pressure-related conditions, such as hydrocephalus, include an implantable vessel, and a meter including one or more microfluidic channels connected to the vessel. The microfluidic channels may be configur...

August 22, 2017

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The present invention relates to systems and methods for the arrangement of droplets in pre-determined locations. Many applications require the collection of time-resolved data. Examples include the screening of cells based on their growth characteristics or t...

August 22, 2017

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Various embodiments are described herein for controlling the self-assembly process of paramagnetic particles and the final particle cluster size using a liquid-liquid interface. The number of paramagnetic particles within a particle cluster and coating at the...

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