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High-Throughput Optofluidic Acquisition of Microdroplets in Microfluidic Systems

Laboratoire de Photonique Quantique et Moléculaire, UMR 8537, Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris Saclay, CentraleSupélec, CNRS, Université Paris-Saclay, 61 avenue du Président Wilson, 94235 Cachan, France
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Micromachines 2018, 9(4), 183;
Received: 27 February 2018 / Revised: 26 March 2018 / Accepted: 4 April 2018 / Published: 14 April 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Advances in Optofluidics)
Droplet optofluidics technology aims at manipulating the tiny volume of fluids confined in micro-droplets with light, while exploiting their interaction to create “digital” micro-systems with highly significant scientific and technological interests. Manipulating droplets with light is particularly attractive since the latter provides wavelength and intensity tunability, as well as high temporal and spatial resolution. In this review study, we focus mainly on recent methods developed in order to monitor real-time analysis of droplet size and size distribution, active merging of microdroplets using light, or to use microdroplets as optical probes. View Full-Text
Keywords: microfluidics; droplets; optofluidics microfluidics; droplets; optofluidics
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Hayat, Z.; El Abed, A.I. High-Throughput Optofluidic Acquisition of Microdroplets in Microfluidic Systems. Micromachines 2018, 9, 183.

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