Microreactors – An Overview

Microreactors – An Overview Microreactors use small internal dimensions, ranging from 10-500μm, to manipulate and control fluids in a controlled environment. Microreactors can be divided into two classes: chip microreactors…
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What is Organ on a Chip?

What is Organ on a Chip and How Does it Work? An Organ-on-a-Chip (OOC) is a multi-channel 3D microfluidic cell culture chip that simulates the functions, activities, mechanics, and physiological…
microfluidic reactor

Microfabrication Techniques for Glass in Microfluidics

A Review of Microfabrication Techniques for Glass in Microfluidics Since the advent of micromachining and microfabrication, engineers and researchers have favored using polymers such as PDMS to make microfluidic devices.…
micro electronics, glass micromachining

Glass Micromachining and the Growing Market

Glass Micromachining and the Growing Market Demand for its Application Did you know that the average width of a single human hair ranges from 10-200µm (micrometers)? That is a TINY…
glass micromachining parts, microelectronics

Glass Micromachining: A Brief History

Glass Micromachining Glass is one of the oldest commodities ever manufactured. Humans have been creating decorative glass for millennia. At first, we used rudimentary molds prior to glass blowing was…
glass microfluidic device

How Microfluidics can Solve Climate Change

Using Microfluidics to Solve Climate Change Problems As Earth Day approaches we want to take time to reflect on how technological innovation has always been at the forefront when it…
glass microfluidic device

Microfluidics – An Emerging Technology

Microfluidics - An Emerging Technology Microfluidics is an evolving technology that enables scientists and engineers to perform molecular biology including  DNA and RNA sequencing, PCR, and even whole transcriptome analysis…
quartz micromachined parts

Benefits of Micromachining

The Benefits of Micromachining The demand for small, intricate parts is ever increasing across a wide variety of industries. With this increase in demand for precision parts, micromachining is increasingly…
shadow mask

What is a Shadow Mask?

What is a Shadow Mask? A shadow mask is a precision, micromachined sheet that is used to deposit material onto a substrate. Shadow masks, also known as stencils or deposition…
microfluidic flow cell

What are Microfluidics?

Microfluidics is a relatively new technology having been in use since the 1990s. In this article, we’ll cover the definition of microfluidics, common uses of microfluidics, and types of microfluidics.…
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