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Higher Order Electrokinetic Effects for Applied Biological Analytics

Abstract Microfluidic systems have gained popularity in the last two decades for their potential applications in manipulating micro- and nano- particulates of interest. Several different microfluidics devices have been built capable of rapidly probing, sorting, and trapping analytes of interest. Microfluidics can be combined with separation science to address challenges of obtaining a concentrated and pure distinct analyte from mixtures of increasingly similar entities. Many of these techniques have been developed to assess biological analytes of interest; one of which is dielectrophoresis (DEP), a force which acts on polarizable analytes in the presence of a non-uniform electric fields. This method can achieve high resolution separations with the u... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Crowther, Claire Victoria (Author) / Hayes, Mark A (Advisor) / Gile, Gillian H (Committee member) / Ros, Alexandra (Committee member) / Herckes, Pierre (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Chemistry / Bioanalytics / Dielectrophoresis / Electrokinetics / Microfluidics
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 204 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Chemistry 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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