Compressed-air flow control system

Ki Wan Bong, Stephen C. Chapin, Daniel C. Pregibon, David Baah, Tamara M. Floyd-Smith, Patrick S. Doyle

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We present the construction and operation of a compressed-air driven flow system that can be used for a variety of microfluidic applications that require rapid dynamic response and precise control of multiple inlet streams. With the use of inexpensive and readily available parts, we describe how to assemble this versatile control system and further explore its utility in continuous- and pulsed-flow microfluidic procedures for the synthesis and analysis of microparticles.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)743-747
Number of pages5
JournalLab on a Chip
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Feb 21
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Bioengineering
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biomedical Engineering


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