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US20140251477 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR COORDINATION ON OPTICALLY CONTROLLED MICROFLUIDIC SYSTEMS  
In accordance with one embodiment, a method for automatically coordinating droplets for optically controlled microfluidic systems, comprising using light to move one or a plurality of droplets...
US20090078326 LIGHT-DRIVEN MICROFLUIDIC DEVICES AND AMPLIFICATION OF STIMULUS-INDUCED WETTING  
Disclosed are compositions and methods for producing movement of liquid across surfaces.
US20150116939 Auto-Compensating Temperature Valve Controller for Electro-Rheological Fluid Micro-Channel Cooled Integrated Circuit  
A structure and method of using the structure. The structure including an integrated circuit chip having a set of micro-channels; an electro-rheological coolant fluid filling the micro-channels;...
US20070163663 Fluid logic device  
Novel fluid logic devices are disclosed. Certain examples of the fluid logic devices include two or more fluid logic gates that are each operative to select and/or direct analytes in a sample into...
US20090294231 Magneto-rheological fluid damper having enhanced on-state yield strength  
Please replace the Abstract with the following amended Abstract: A magneto-rheological fluid valve includes a magnetic field generator having at least one electromagnetic coil and at least one...
US20090090422 Method for Treating Drops in a Microfluid Circuit  
The invention relates to a method for treating drops in a microfluid circuit, comprising at least one microchannel (12) through which the drops flow, characterized in that a laser (26) is brought...
US20090283148 MICROCHIP AND CHANNEL STRUCTURE FOR THE SAME  
A microchip includes a channel permitting a sheath liquid to flow therethrough; and a microtube for introducing a sample liquid into a laminar flow of the sheath liquid flowing through the...
US20120152198 PLASMA ACTUATOR  
A plasma actuator (1) includes four electrodes (11) and three dielectrics (10) and is disposed on the side of an object surface (B). When a high voltage is applied to the electrodes (11), a plasma...
US20090260692 AUTONOMOUS ELECTROCHEMICAL ACTUATION OF MICROFLUIDIC CIRCUITS  
A microfluidic structure with an electrically controlled pressure source is shown. The pressure source is an electrolyte connected with electrodes. Dissociation of the electrolyte generates the...
US20120291874 AIRFLOW CONTROL DEVICE AND AIRFLOW CONTROL METHOD  
An airflow control device 10 in an embodiment includes: a vortex shedding structure portion 20 discharging an airflow flowing on a surface in a flow direction as a vortex flow; and a first...
US20130255812 FLUIDIC ACTOR COMPRISING DEFORMABLE SEAL ARRANGEMENT AND LONG STORABILITY  
A fluidic actuator includes a basic arrangement having at least one cavity formed therein, an activatable substance within the cavity, and a deformable seal arrangement. The activatable substance,...
US20140034141 RECONFIGURABLE MICROACTUATOR AND METHOD OF CONFIGURING SAME  
A microactuator may be configured by activating a source of electromagnetic radiation to heat and melt a selected set of phase-change plugs embedded in a substrate of the microactuator,...
US20090211645 VIBRATION-DRIVEN DROPLET TRANSPORT DEVICES HAVING TEXTURED SURFACES  
Methods and devices for moving a droplet on an elongated track on a textured surface using vibration. The elongated track on the textured surface includes a plurality of transverse arcuate...
US20090126813 Liquid-Transport Device and System  
An electroosmotic flow pump is filled with a driving liquid exhibiting electroosmotic phenomenon, and a transport liquid capable of noncontact movement through a valve as the driving liquid moves....
US20090165877 ACTUATOR ELEMENTS FOR MICROFLUIDICS, RESPONSIVE TO MULTIPLE STIMULI  
A micro-fluidic system comprises at least one micro-channel having a wall (14), a plurality of ciliary actuator elements (71) attached to said wall (14), said ciliary actuator elements (71) having...
US20120138179 Electromagnetic flow regulator, system, and methods for regulating flow of an electrically conductive fluid  
Disclosed embodiments include electromagnetic flow regulators for regulating flow of an electrically conductive fluid, systems for regulating flow of an electrically conductive fluid, methods of...
US20080314465 MICROFLUIDIC VALVE, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME, AND MICROFLUIDIC DEVICE COMPRISING THE MICROFLUIDIC VALVE  
Provided is a microfluidic valve, a method of manufacturing the microfluidic valve, and a microfluidic device that employs the microfluidic valve. The microfluidic valve includes a platform that...
US20150233954 METHOD FOR MANIPULATING DROPLET  
A method for manipulating a droplet by a droplet manipulating device including a flow channel, a first magnetic field generator, and a second magnetic field generator is provided. The first...
US20080196778 Microfluidic Circuit Having an Active Component  
A microfluidic circuit comprising microchannels (24, 26) containing different fluids (F1, F2), with a laser beam being focused at (32) on an interface (30) between the fluids so as to form a pump,...
US20080274038 Flow Control Device, Microreactor and Use Thereof  
A microreactor containing a plurality of introduction channels 21 and 22 for introducing a plurality of liquids, a merging section 23 for merging the plurality of introduction channels 21 and 22,...
US20070151615 Bulk fluid flow gate  
A bulk fluid flow gate is provided. In accordance with certain exemplary embodiments the bulk fluid flow gate includes a first and second entry port and first and second exit ports. Bulk fluid is...
US20100307601 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR CONDITIONING A SUSPENSION CONTAINING MAGNETIZABLE PARTICLES  
Methods comprising: providing a suspension comprising magnetizable particles; and delivering the suspension through a gap (3), wherein a magnetic field is applied in the gap, such that the...
US20150075632 MAGNETO-CRYOGENIC VALVES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MODULATING FLOW IN A CONDUIT  
Provided are magneto-cryogenic valves, methods and systems that extract thermal energy from a fluid within a conduit such that the temperature of at least a portion of the fluid is reduced to a...
US20060090800 Fluid processing device including size-changing barrier  
A diagnostic device is provided that includes a plurality of retainment regions interconnected through at least one fluid processing passageway or separated by at least one barrier. A fluid flow...
US20080271799 Microfluidic Regulating Device  
The invention relates to a microfluidic regulating device, comprising a first layer having a first microfluidic channel defined therein, a second layer having a second microfluidic channel defined...
US20120180894 VALVE AND ACTUATOR EMPLOYING CAPILLARY ELECTROWETTING PHENOMENON  
A valve 25 includes: a passage 33 having a first passage 31 which communicates an atmosphere-communicating passage 24 and outside of a cartridge body 10, and a second passage 32 which branches...
US20090188576 CHECK VALVE DIAPHRAGM MICROPUMP  
A micropump device including a first wafer and a second wafer attached to the first wafer. The first and second wafers are configured to define a chamber therebetween having a predetermined...
US20090235990 Monodisperse Microdroplet Generation and Stopping Without Coalescence  
A system for monodispersed microdroplet generation and trapping including providing a flow channel in a microchip; producing microdroplets in the flow channel, the microdroplets movable in the...
US20150047732 FLUIDIC SYSTEM, USE, AND METHOD FOR OPERATING THE SAME  
A fluidic system having a first volume, a second volume and a membrane geometrically separating the two volumes, which has an open-pore microstructure for the passage of a first medium and a...
US20060037657 Method and apparatus for controlling minute amount of fluid  
The present invention relates to a controlling method and a controlling apparatus wherein, in a microscopic flow passage such as a micro flow passage or a nano flow passage, an inhalation of a...
US20090308473 MICRO-FLUIDIC CHIP AND FLOW SENDING METHOD IN MICRO-FLUIDIC CHIP  
Disclosed herein is a micro-fluidic chip including a hollow area into which a charged droplet is introduced, and an electrode configured to be provided toward the hollow area. Movement direction...
US20090044875 MICROFLUIDIC SYSTEM  
Microfluidic system (1, 2, 10, 11, 16) comprising a first portion (3, 4, 24, 25) and a second portion (5-7), said first portion (3, 4) comprising a material which is able to change its volume when...
US20080264506 System and method for using electrowetting on dielectric (EWOD) for controlling fluid in a microfluidic circuit  
A system for controlling fluid flow in a microfluidic circuit includes at least one microfluidic channel having a first fluid, a switch element coupled to the microfluidic channel, the switch...
US20100200073 FLUID TRANSPORT DEVICE AND FLUID TRANSPORT CONTROL METHOD  
A fluid transport device transports fluid containing electrolytes within a flow channel. At least a portion of the inner walls of the flow channels are hydrophilic from the inlet to the outlet...
US20100277721 OPTOFLUIDIC DEVICES  
An optofluidic device forming a liquid grating, a liquid detector or a liquid emitter and method(s) of operation.
US20100059122 Controlling Fluid Through an Array Of Fluid Flow Paths  
A method of controlling fluid through a layer of a soft compressible (e.g., gel) material including an array of fluid flow paths. The fluid flow paths are normally open, allowing fluid flow. An...
US20100176322 ELECTROACTIVE POLYMER DEVICES FOR CONTROLLING FLUID FLOW  
The invention describes devices for controlling fluid flow, such as valves. The devices may include one or more electroactive polymer transducers with an electroactive polymer that deflects in...
US20060169339 Microvalve device and apparatus adopting the same  
A microvalve device is provided. The microvalve device uses electrolysis and uses a hydrogel swelling and deswelling in response to anions or cations as an actuator for controlling the path of a...
US20100163130 PRESSURE WAVE GENERATOR AND CONTROLLER FOR GENERATING A PRESSURE WAVE IN A MEDIUM  
An apparatus for generating a pressure wave in a medium is disclosed. The apparatus includes a plurality of pressure wave generators having respective moveable pistons, the pistons having...
US20090117664 LIQUID SENDING METHOD OF LIQUID IN SUBSTRATE CHANNEL AND LIQUID SENDING APPARATUS  
A liquid sending method includes the step of introducing either one fluid of a gas or an insulating liquid into a channel disposed on a substrate, thereby dividing a liquid flowing in the channel...
US20100000620 MICROFLUIDIC LIQUID-MOVEMENT DEVICE  
The invention concerns a microfluidic liquid-movement device. The movement device according to the invention comprises a microchannel (10) provided with an opening (11B) onto the environment, the...
US20090199917 Microfluidic Device with Variable Volume Material  
The invention relates to a microfluidic device comprising a first plate forming the substrate and including at least one perforation and, on either side of said first plate, at several locations,...
US20130284956 MICROFLUIDIC VALVE SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
The present disclosure provides a mini-scale microfluidic valve including a valve housing disposed at a fluid dispensing orifice of a mini-scale microfluidic system dispensing nozzle. The valve...
US20140373952 MICROCHANNEL WITH AN OPENING AND/OR CLOSING AND/OR PUMPING DEVICE  
A microchannel formed at the interface of two layers of material, at least one of the two materials being a substrate. A volume of the microchannel contains a film of polymer fixed by covalent...
US20100139797 Magnetically actuated microfluidic mixers  
In one embodiment as described in this section, an apparatus for mixing of microfluidic streams on a chip is presented, which comprises a micro-channel and a plurality of magnetic valves on the...
US20110100495 MICROFLUIDIC DEVICES WITH SEPARABLE ACTUATION AND FLUID-BEARING MODULES  
A fluid transport/containment apparatus includes a fluid-bearing module and an actuation module. The fluid-bearing module includes a substrate and fluid transport/containment elements distributed...
US20080245430 PLASMON ASSISTED CONTROL OF OPTOFLUIDICS  
A method of microfluidic control via localized heating includes providing a microchannel structure with a base region that is partially filled with a volume of liquid being separated from a gas by...
US20090000665 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR INDUCING CONTROLLABLE JETS IN LIQUIDS  
A method for inducing a controllable jet in a transparent liquid is disclosed. The method comprises providing a gas-liquid interface, providing a laser source and generating a beam comprising a...
US20100132797 MICROFLUIDIC SYSTEM BASED ON ACTUATOR ELEMENTS  
The present invention provides a microfluidic system comprising at least one microchannel (18) having an inner wall (17). The microfluidic system comprises attached to the inner wall (17) of the...
US20070034269 Method of controlling fluid  
There is provided a method of controlling a flow of a fluid in a microchannel, in which a part of a surface of the microchannel is a hydrophilization portion comprised of a substance being capable...

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