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Publication numberWO2007101174 A3
Publication typeApplication
Application numberPCT/US2007/062842
Publication date21 Dec 2007
Filing date27 Feb 2007
Priority date27 Feb 2006
Also published asWO2007101174A2
Publication numberPCT/2007/62842, PCT/US/2007/062842, PCT/US/2007/62842, PCT/US/7/062842, PCT/US/7/62842, PCT/US2007/062842, PCT/US2007/62842, PCT/US2007062842, PCT/US200762842, PCT/US7/062842, PCT/US7/62842, PCT/US7062842, PCT/US762842, WO 2007/101174 A3, WO 2007101174 A3, WO 2007101174A3, WO-A3-2007101174, WO2007/101174A3, WO2007101174 A3, WO2007101174A3
InventorsSonia Melle Hernandez, Ana N Gomez, S Thomas Picraux, John Devens Gust, Mark Hayes, Solitaire Lindsay, Antonio A Garcia, Joseph Wang, Terannie Vazquez-Alvarez
ApplicantUniv Arizona State, Sonia Melle Hernandez, Ana N Gomez, S Thomas Picraux, John Devens Gust, Mark Hayes, Solitaire Lindsay, Antonio A Garcia, Joseph Wang, Terannie Vazquez-Alvarez
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Digital magnetofluidic devices and methods
WO 2007101174 A3
Abstract
Disclosed are devices and methods for moving and controlling droplets of fluids on hydrophobic surfaces through the use of magnetic fields. For example, droplets can be moved, immobilized, dispensed, coalesced, and/or divided. Also disclosed is a digital magnetofluidic device comprising a hydrophobic surface; a magnetically active fluid droplet in contact with the surface; and a magnetic field coupled with at least a portion of the droplet. Also disclosed is a digital isoelectric focusing method using the devices and methods. Also disclosed are digital microelectrochemical detection methods and digital microelectrochemical reaction methods. This abstract is intended as a scanning tool for purposes of searching in the particular art and is not intended to be limiting of the present invention.
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Classifications
International ClassificationB32B9/00
Cooperative ClassificationB01L2300/166, B01F13/0077, B01L2400/0448, B01L2400/043, B01F13/0071, B01L3/502792, B01L2300/0822
European ClassificationB01L3/5027J4B, B01F13/00M4A, B01F13/00M6B
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