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Magnetic-Field-Assisted Fabrication and Manipulation of Nonspherical Polymer Particles in Ferrofluid-Based Droplet Microfluidics

Author:
Zhu, Taotao, Cheng, Rui, Sheppard, Gareth R., Locklin, Jason, Mao, Leidong
Source:
Langmuir 2015 v.31 no.31 pp. 8531-8534
ISSN:
1520-5827
Subject:
droplets, magnetic fields, manufacturing, particles, polymers
Abstract:
We report a novel magnetic-field-assisted method for the fabrication and manipulation of nonspherical polymer particles within a ferrofluid-based droplet microfluidic device. Shape control and chain assembly of droplets with tunable lengths have been achieved.
Agid:
5772873