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Portrait of Jonas Tegenfeldt. Photo: Kennet Ruona

Jonas Tegenfeldt

Professor, Coordinator Nanobiology & Neuronanoscience

Portrait of Jonas Tegenfeldt. Photo: Kennet Ruona

Surface based fluidics for particle sorting

Author

  • Si Hoai Trung Tran
  • Jason P. Beech
  • Stefan Holm
  • Bao Dang Ho
  • Jonas O. Tegenfeldt

Summary, in English

We have created devices that are extremely simple to fabricate, function without pumps, are reusable and capable of dealing with very large differences in particle sizes without clogging. Our new approach to microfluidic particle sorting is precise enough for applications in blood fractionation, cancer cell sorting, parasite detection and sample decomplexing in general. We achieve this using Deterministic Lateral Displacement (DLD) in an open channel where particles flow across a patterned surface under the impetus of capillary forces alone.

Department/s

  • Solid State Physics
  • BioCARE: Biomarkers in Cancer Medicine improving Health Care, Education and Innovation

Publishing year

2015

Language

English

Pages

2136-2137

Publication/Series

MicroTAS 2015 - 19th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences

Document type

Conference paper

Publisher

Chemical and Biological Microsystems Society

Topic

  • Biomedical Laboratory Science/Technology

Keywords

  • Capillary flow
  • Deterministic lateral displacement
  • Surface fluidics

Conference name

19th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences, MicroTAS 2015

Conference date

2015-10-25 - 2015-10-29

Conference place

Gyeongju, Korea, Republic of

Status

Published

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISBN: 9780979806483