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CLEO: Science and Innovations
Baltimore, Maryland United States
May 1-6, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-55752-910-7
Novel Optofluidic Applications and Optofluidic Energy (CTuF)

Micro-fluidic Flow Switching by Using an Optical Beam

Janet W. Lou, Carl A. Villarruel, and Ross T. Schermer  »View Author Affiliations


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We report on the application of an optical beam to redirect sheathed micro-fluidic flow without direct interaction with the sample. The hydrodynamic properties of the sheath are locally modified resulting in a sample location shift.

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OCIS Codes
(120.6810) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Thermal effects
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices

J. W. Lou, C. A. Villarruel, and R. T. Schermer, "Micro-fluidic Flow Switching by Using an Optical Beam," in CLEO:2011 - Laser Applications to Photonic Applications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper CTuF4.

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