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Particle Separation by Employing Non-Uniform Electric Fields, Traveling-Wave Electric Fields and Inclined Gravity


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Abstract

In this study, we present the methods of the particle separation by employing electrokinetic phenomena (dielectrophoresis (DEP) and traveling-wave electroosmosis (TWEO)) and the inclined gravity. The methods can separate particles of same sign DEP. However, it is very difficult to separate particles on a plane electrode. To cope with this problem, we create the "Bottle neck Fork-trace electrode (BF electrode)" for separation of all particles in the chamber. Polystyrene beads, glass beads, yeast cells and barium titanate beads in NaCl solutions were separated by this electrode.


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Total Pages: 17
Pages: 121-137

DOI
10.1080/10798587.2008.10643231


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Volume: 18
Issue: 2
Year: 2012

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ISSN PRINT: 1079-8587
ISSN ONLINE: 2326-005X
DOI PREFIX: 10.31209
10.1080/10798587 with T&F
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