Wednesday, November 15, 2006: 8:30 AM-11:00 AM
Union Square 15 & 16 (Hilton San Francisco)
#353 - Microfluidics and Small-Scale Flows II (01J12)
This session will focus on microhydrodynamic phenomena in the low-Reynolds-number regime. Topics will include studies of flow, particle manipulation, and heat and mass transfer in microfluidic devices.
Chair:Abraham D. Stroock
CoChair:Shelley L. Anna
8:30 AMMultiphase Microfluidic Fabrication for Biomedical Diagnostics and Regenerative Medicine
John Oakey, Tor Vestad, Charles Nuttelman
8:45 AMUniversality in the Size and Spacing of Slugs Generated by Converging Immiscible Flows at Microfluidic Junctions
Shramik Sengupta, Hsueh-Chia Chang
9:00 AMNumerical Simulation of Droplet Formation in Flow Focusing Microfluidics Device
Dawei Luo, Haejune Kim, Zhengdong Cheng
9:15 AMEffects of Geometry and Fluid Elasticity during Polymeric Droplet Pinch-off in Microfluidic Environments
B. Steinhaus, Amy Shen, Radhakrishna Sureshkumar
9:30 AMDynamics of Drop Formation in Microchannels: Polymeric Fluids, Micellar Solutions, & Tip-Streaming
Paulo E. Arratia
9:45 AMTransport and Dispersion in Segmented Gas-Liquid Flow through a Forest of Micropillars
Axel Guenther, Michiel Kreutzer, Klavs F. Jensen
10:00 AMMultilayer Microfluidic Flows of Suspensions
Mona Utne Larsen, Nina C. Shapley
10:15 AMSeparation of Suspended Particles by Asymmetric Arrays of Obstacles in Microfluidic Devices
Zhigang Li, German Drazer
10:30 AMRetention of Polymer Molecules in a Cavity: a Lattice Boltzmann Study
Hongbo Ma, Juan J. De Pablo, Michael D. Graham

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