A magnetic manipulator for studying local rheology and micromechanical properties of biological

Amblard, Francois; Yurke, Bernard; Pargellis, Andrew; Leibler, Stanislas
March 1996
Review of Scientific Instruments;Mar96, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p818
Academic Journal
Describes a magnetic micromanipulator for studying local rheology and micromechanical properties of biological systems. Diameter of paramagnetic beads; Range of typical magnetic fields; Description and optimization of the magnetic field; Feedback control of the magnetic field; Force calibration; Characteristics of the force field.


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