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Measuring the pressures across microfluidic droplets with an optical tweezer.
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PMID:  23187208     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
We introduce a novel technique that enables pressure measurements to be made in microfluidic chips using optical trapping. Pressure differentials across droplets in a microfluidic channel are determined by monitoring the displacements of a bead in an optical trap. We provide physical interpretation of the results. Our experiments reveal that our device has high sensitivity and can be operated over a wide range of pressures from several Pascals to several thousand Pascals.
Yuhang Jin; Antony Orth; Ethan Schonbrun; Kenneth B Crozier
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Optics express     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1094-4087     ISO Abbreviation:  Opt Express     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101137103     Medline TA:  Opt Express     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  24450-64     Citation Subset:  IM    
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