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Ultrafine Dielectrophoresis-based Technique for Virus and Biofluid Manipulation

Abstract Microfluidics has shown great potential in rapid isolation, sorting, and concentration of bioparticles upon its discovery. Over the past decades, significant improvements have been made in device fabrication techniques and microfluidic methodologies. As a result, considerable microfluidic-based isolation and concentration techniques have been developed, particularly for rapid pathogen detection. Among all microfluidic techniques, dielectrophoresis (DEP) is one of the most effective and efficient techniques to quickly isolate and separate polarizable particles under inhomogeneous electric field. To date, extensive studies have demonstrated that DEP devices are able to precisely manipulate cells ranging from over 10 μm (mammalian cells) down ... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Ding, Jie (Author) / Hayes, Mark A (Advisor) / Ros, Alexandra (Committee member) / Buttry, Daniel A (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Chemistry / Analytical chemistry / Bioanalytical chemistry / Blood / Dielectrophoresis / Microfluidics / Separation Science / Virus
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 160 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Chemistry 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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