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Micromachines 2012, 3(2), 442-461; doi:10.3390/mi3020442
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Hydrodynamic Flow Confinement Technology in Microfluidic Perfusion Devices

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Received: 24 March 2012; in revised form: 18 April 2012 / Accepted: 2 May 2012 / Published: 10 May 2012
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Micro Flow Controllers)
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Abstract: Hydrodynamically confined flow device technology is a young research area with high practical application potential in surface processing, assay development, and in various areas of single cell research. Several variants have been developed, and most recently, theoretical and conceptual studies, as well as fully developed automated systems, were presented. In this article we review concepts, fabrication strategies, and application areas of hydrodynamically confined flow (HCF) devices.
Keywords: hydrodynamically confined flow device; microfluidic device; microfluidic probe; microfluidic pipette hydrodynamically confined flow device; microfluidic device; microfluidic probe; microfluidic pipette
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Ainla, A.; Jeffries, G.; Jesorka, A. Hydrodynamic Flow Confinement Technology in Microfluidic Perfusion Devices. Micromachines 2012, 3, 442-461.

AMA Style

Ainla A, Jeffries G, Jesorka A. Hydrodynamic Flow Confinement Technology in Microfluidic Perfusion Devices. Micromachines. 2012; 3(2):442-461.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Ainla, Alar; Jeffries, Gavin; Jesorka, Aldo. 2012. "Hydrodynamic Flow Confinement Technology in Microfluidic Perfusion Devices." Micromachines 3, no. 2: 442-461.


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