Author ORCID Identifier
Andres Martinez: 0000-0002-2696-9165
Published in Lab on a Chip, Volume 15, Issue 23, October 19, 2015, pages 4461-4466.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1039/C5LC01115A.
This article describes the development of porous two-ply channels for paper-based microfluidic devices that wick fluids significantly faster than conventional, porous, single-ply channels. The two-ply channels were made by stacking two single-ply channels on top of each other and were fabricated entirely out of paper, wax and toner using two commercially available printers, a convection oven and a thermal laminator. The wicking in paper-based channels was studied and modeled using a modified Lucas–Washburn equation to account for the effect of evaporation, and a paper-based titration device incorporating two-ply channels was demonstrated.
Biochemistry | Chemistry
© 2015 Royal Society of Chemistry.
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The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C5LC01115A.