Circuit Modeling and Simulation of Integrated Microfluidic Systems

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A combined circuit-device model for the analysis of integrated microfluidic system is presented. The complete model of an integrated microfluidic device incorporates modeling of the fluidic transport, chemical reaction, reagent mixing and separation. The microfluidic flow can be caused by an applied electrical potential gradient and/or a pressure gradient. In the proposed compact model, the fluidic network has been modeled by a circuit based representation and the other modules of the µ-TAS have been represented by a device model. As an example, we present the modeling and simulation of a lab-on-chip.

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Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: 2, Technical Proceedings of the 2004 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 2
Published: March 7, 2004
Pages: 231 - 234
Industry sector: Sensors, MEMS, Electronics
Topics: MEMS & NEMS Devices, Modeling & Applications
ISBN: 0-9728422-8-4