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TitlePiezoelectric beta-PVDF polymer films as fluid acoustic microagitator
Author(s)Cardoso, V. F.
Rocha, J. G.
Nunes, J. Serrado
Lanceros-Méndez, S.
Minas, Graça
KeywordsAcoutic microagitation
Lab-on-a-chip
Piezoelectric
Beta-PVDF film
Issue dateJun-2008
PublisherIEEE
CitationIEEE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS (ISIE 08), Cambridge, UK, 2008 – “IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics : proceedings”. [S.l.] : IEEE, cop. 2008. ISBN 978-1-4244-1666-0. p. 2028-2033.
Abstract(s)The main objective of this paper is to describe a fluidic acoustic microagitation system based on a Poly(Vinylidene Fluoride) polymer. This system benefits from the high piezoelectric properties presented by the beta-phase of the polymer (beta-PVDF) converting an electrical signal into acoustics vibrations. These vibrations can be used in microfluid systems to enhance fluids mixture and reaction. Experimental results regarding the influence of the area and thickness of the piezoelectric beta-PVDF polymer on the velocity of reaction of some biological fluids are presented. Moreover, the incorporation of the beta-PVDF underneath microfluidic structures of a lab-on-a-chip with an automatic electronic control is referred.
TypeConference paper
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/8986
ISBN978-1-4244-1666-0
DOI10.1109/ISIE.2008.4677095
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessRestricted access (UMinho)
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