Fabrication of All Glass Bifurcation Microfluidic Chip for Blood Plasma Separation
AbstractAn all-glass bifurcation microfluidic chip for blood plasma separation was fabricated by a cost-effective glass molding process using an amorphous carbon (AC) mold, which in turn was fabricated by the carbonization of a replicated furan precursor. To compensate for the shrinkage during AC mold fabrication, an enlarged photoresist pattern master was designed, and an AC mold with a dimensional error of 2.9% was achieved; the dimensional error of the master pattern was 1.6%. In the glass molding process, a glass microchannel plate with negligible shape errors (~1.5%) compared to AC mold was replicated. Finally, an all-glass bifurcation microfluidic chip was realized by micro drilling and thermal fusion bonding processes. A separation efficiency of 74% was obtained using the fabricated all-glass bifurcation microfluidic chip. View Full-Text
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Jang, H.; Haq, M.R.; Ju, J.; Kim, Y.; Kim, S.-M.; Lim, J. Fabrication of All Glass Bifurcation Microfluidic Chip for Blood Plasma Separation. Micromachines 2017, 8, 67.
Jang H, Haq MR, Ju J, Kim Y, Kim S-M, Lim J. Fabrication of All Glass Bifurcation Microfluidic Chip for Blood Plasma Separation. Micromachines. 2017; 8(3):67.Chicago/Turabian Style
Jang, Hyungjun; Haq, Muhammad R.; Ju, Jonghyun; Kim, Youngkyu; Kim, Seok-min; Lim, Jiseok. 2017. "Fabrication of All Glass Bifurcation Microfluidic Chip for Blood Plasma Separation." Micromachines 8, no. 3: 67.