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Methodologies and Bioengineering Applications of Microfluidic Laboratory-on-a-Chip Systems

Subhadeep Mukhopadhyay

Abstract


Any microchannel has at least one of the height, width, diameter or length having the dimension of less than one millimeter. Microfluidics is the subject dealing with the movements of liquid or gas inside the microchannels. The principles of microfluidics are highly used in the microfluidic lab-on-a-chip systems to achieve the desired operation. In the last few years, the microfabrication methodologies are highly improved to fabricate the microfluidic lab-on-a-chip systems according to the growing industrial demands. This educational short review is authored as the study material for proposed elective-course on Microfluidics (M.Tech, Theory) in the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the National Institute of Technology Arunachal Pradesh, India.

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