Microfluidic Devices in Nanotechnology: Fundamental Concepts

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Challa S. S. R. Kumar
John Wiley & Sons, Nov 29, 2010 - Technology & Engineering - 350 pages
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Nanotechnology, especially microfabrication, has been affecting every facet of traditional scientific disciplines. The first book on the application of microfluidic reactors in nanotechnology, Microfluidic Devices in Nanotechnology provides the fundamental aspects and potential applications of microfluidic devices, the physics of microfluids, specific methods of chemical synthesis of nanomaterials, and more. As the first book to discuss the unique properties and capabilities of these nanomaterials in the miniaturization of devices, this text serves as a one-stop resource for nanoscientists interested in microdevices.
 

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Contents

Spatiotemporally Controlled NanoliterScale Reconfigurable
39
Microfluidic Devices for Studying Kinetics
63
Computational Strategies for Micro and Nanofluid Dynamics
97
Nanofluidic Devices and Their Potential Applications
155
Particle Transport in Magnetophoretic Microsystems
215
Particles in Microfluidic Systems
263
In Situ Nanoparticle Focusing Within Microfluidics
295
Residence Time Distribution and Nanoparticle Formation
317
Index
341
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CHALLA S. KUMAR, Ph.D, is Director of Nanofabrication and Nanomaterials at the Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. In addition, he is President and CEO of Magnano Technologies. Dr. Kumar is the winner of the 2006 Nano 50 Technology Award for his work in magnetic-based nanoparticles for cancer imaging and treatment. His research interests are in developing novel synthetic methods, including those based on microfluidic reactors, for multifunctional nanomaterials. He has eight years of industrial R&D experience working for Imperial Chemical Industries and United Breweries. He is the Series Editor for the multi-volume book series, Nanotechnologies for the Life Sciences (NtLS) and Nanomaterials for the Life Sciences(NmLS), published by Wiley-VCH. A former editor of the Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, Dr. Kumar is the author of numerous books and original research papers.

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