TITLE

Movement of fluids on the microscale

PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Tribology & Lubrication Technology;Apr2007, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the potential of a gas permeation pump devised by mechanical engineering assistant professor Bruce Gale and his associate, Mark Eddings, as a lab on a chip. Micropumps are used to facilitate the flow of the hydraulic fluid. Three distinct layers comprise the micropump including the top layer, the bottom layer, and the middle layer. According to Gale, the micropump can be used for drug delivery and on bearings in micromachines.
ACCESSION #
24833673

 

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