Modular microdrop generator

Schäfer, J.; Mondia, J. P.; Sharma, R.; Lu, Z. H.; Wang, L. J.
June 2007
Review of Scientific Instruments;Jun2007, Vol. 78 Issue 6, p066102
Academic Journal
We present the design of a simple, modular, and inexpensive generator for droplets with diameters of 20–150 μm. The instrument is based on piezoelectric pressure injection. Its main components, their functionality, and instructions for reliable operation are described in detail. The option of charging microdrops is also discussed.


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