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Micro/Nano Technology Systems for Biomedical Applications
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Micro/Nano Technology Systems for Biomedical Applications: Microfluidics, Optics, and Surface Chemistry

Chih-Ming Ho

Abstract

A universal goal of technological development is the enrichment of human life. The fast developments of nano/micro technologies enable us to directly handle a single cell or a single molecule. This capability propels the molecular based diagnostic and therapeutic technologies to a new horizon. In this book, we not only examine the-state- of-art biotechnologies, but also present many cutting-edge research topics which will lead toward the next generation technologies for improving human health. With the capabilities of moving, stopping, mixing and concentrating minute amount of fluid and/or par ... More

Keywords: nano/micro technology, bio-medical technology, microfluidics, nano/micro-optics, surface chemistry

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199219698
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219698.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Chih-Ming Ho, editor
University of California, Los Angeles, USA

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2 Micro/Nanofluidic Processes

Patrick Tabeling and Yi‐Kuen Lee

3 Numerical Simulation Of Microflows And Nanoflows

Narayan R. Aluru and George Em Karniadakis

4 Pressure‐Driven Microfluidics

Scott Miserendino and Yu‐Chong Tai

5 Electrokinetics Of Particles And Fluids

Hywel Morgan, Nicolas G. Green and Tao Sun

7 Micro Particle Velocimetry

Carl D. Meinhart and Steven T. Wereley

9 Optoelectronic Tweezers

Eric P.Y. Chiou and Ming C. Wu

10 Nanobiosensors

Tza‐Huei Wang, Kelvin Liu, Hsin‐Chih Yeh, and Christopher M. Puleo

11 Surface Molecular Property Control

Robin L. Garrell and Heather D. Maynard

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