Nanofluidics and Microfluidics, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1437744702
  • ISBN-13: 9781437744705
  • DDC: 620.106
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 312 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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To provide an interdisciplinary readership with the necessary toolkit to work with micro- and nanofluidics, this book provides basic theory, fundamentals of microfabrication, advanced fabrication methods, device characterization methods and detailed examples of applications of nanofluidics devices and systems. Case studies describing fabrication of complex micro- and nanoscale systems help the reader gain a practical understanding of developing and fabricating such systems. The resulting work covers the fundamentals, processes and applied challenges of functional engineered nanofluidic systems for a variety of different applications, including discussions of lab-on-chip, bio-related applications and emerging technologies for energy and environmental engineering. The fundamentals of micro- and nanofluidic systems and micro- and nanofabrication techniques provide readers from a variety of academic backgrounds with the understanding required to develop new systems and applications. Case studies introduce and illustrate state-of-the-art applications across areas, including lab-on-chip, energy and bio-based applications. Prakash and Yeom provide readers with an essential toolkit to take micro- and nanofluidic applications out of the research lab and into commercial and laboratory applications.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Authors.
Nomenclature List.
1: Introduction.
2: Fundamentals for Microscale and Nanoscale Flows.
3: Interfaces in Microfluidic and Nanofluidic Systems.
4: Advanced Fabrication Methods and Techniques.
5: Lab-on-a-Chip and Fluid Manipulation Applications.
6: Energy and Environmental Applications.
Review of Mathematical Concepts.
Useful Tabulated Data.