Large scale patterning of hydrogel microarrays using capillary pinning

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    Abstract

    Capillary barriers provide a simple and elegant means for autonomous fluid-flow control in microfluidic systems. In this work, we report on the fabrication of periodic hydrogel microarrays in closed microfluidic systems using non-fluorescent capillary barriers. This design strategy enables the fabrication of picoliter-volume patterns of photopolymerized and thermo-gelling hydrogels without any defects and distortions
    Original languageUndefined
    Pages (from-to)664-667
    Number of pages4
    JournalLab on a chip
    Volume15
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2015

    Keywords

    • EWI-25999
    • IR-95878
    • METIS-312593

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