Chapter 2. Microfluidics Meets Nano: Lab-on-a-Chip Devices and their Potential for Nanobiotechnology

  1. Prof. Dr. Christof M. Niemeyer3 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Chad A. Mirkin4
  1. Holger Bartos1,
  2. Friedrich Goetz2 and
  3. Ralf-Peter Peters1

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527602453.ch2

Nanobiotechnology: Concepts, Applications and Perspectives

Nanobiotechnology: Concepts, Applications and Perspectives

How to Cite

Bartos, H., Goetz, F. and Peters, R.-P. (2004) Microfluidics Meets Nano: Lab-on-a-Chip Devices and their Potential for Nanobiotechnology, in Nanobiotechnology: Concepts, Applications and Perspectives (eds C. M. Niemeyer and C. A. Mirkin), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527602453.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Universität Dortmund, Fachbereich Chemie, Biologisch-Chemische Mikrostrukturtechnik, Otto-Hahn-Str. 6, 44227 Dortmund, Germany

  2. 4

    Department of Chemistry & Institute for Nanotechnology, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208-3113, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    STEAG microParts GmbH, Hauert 7, 44227 Dortmund, Germany

  2. 2

    Gelsenkirchen University of Applied Sciences, Neidenburger Str. 43, 45877 Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 28 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527306589

Online ISBN: 9783527602452

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Keywords:

  • interphase systems;
  • microfluidic devices;
  • lab-on-a-chip devices;
  • materials for the manufacture;
  • fluidic transport;
  • fluidic structures;
  • fabrication methods

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Overview

    • Definition and History

    • Advantages of Microfluidic Devices

    • Concepts for Microfluidic Devices

    • Fluid Transport

    • Stacking and Sealing

  • Methods

    • Materials for the Manufacture of Microfluidic Components

      • Silicon

      • Glass

      • Polymers

    • Fluidic Structures

    • Fabrication Methods

    • Surface Modifications

    • Spotting

    • Detection Mechanisms

  • Outlook