Generation of Crystalline Polyurethane Foams Using Millifluidic Lab-on-a-Chip Technologies


  • The authors would like to thank Dominique Langevin, Emmanuelle Rio, Anniina Salonen, Amelie Lecchi, and Alexandre Moradpour for a number of scientific discussions and day-to-day support during this research project. We thank Andrea Eisenhardt, Berend Eling, David Hajnal, and Andy Kraynik for stimulating discussions and precious advice. This research was financed by BASF SE and an ERC Starting grant (POMCAPS contract 70794).



We show how highly ordered polyurethane foams with equal-volume pores and well-controlled polymer properties can be generated using millifluidic Lab-on-a-Chip techniques with integrated flow-chemistry.