Passive Capillary Flow of Dyed Ethanol for Nanofluidics

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Year : 2023 | Volume :7 | Issue : 1 | Page : 18-23
By

    Subhadeep Mukhopadhyay

  1. Assistant Professor, National Institute of Technology Arunachal Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, India

Abstract

In this experimental work, a single polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) microchannel bend as microfluidic device is fabricated by maskless lithography, hot embossing lithography and direct bonding technique. Dyed ethanol is prepared and used as working liquid in this work. A CMOS camera is used to capture the surface-driven capillary flow of dyed ethanol in the fabricated PMMA microchannel bend. In future, this experimental work may be useful to establish the nanofluidic flow characteristics in nanofluidics using proper fabrication techniques with appropriate recording systems.

Keywords: Direct bonding; Ethanol; Microfluidic flow; Nanofluidics

[This article belongs to International Journal of Applied Nanotechnology(ijan)]

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Regular Issue Open Access Article
Volume 7
Issue 1
Received January 10, 2021
Accepted March 16, 2021
Published March 16, 2023