Microfluidics and microfluidic devices



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Students who participate in this course will become familiar with basic concepts of the microfluidic world.
Students who successfully participate in this module …
• Have an understanding of the governing physics in the microfluidic (and nanofluidic) world
• Know basic elements of microfluidic operation
• Can apply this knowledge for the design of simple reactors


This lecture gives an overview on microfluidic basics and device properties with applications in chemical and electrochemical engineering. The topics of the lecture encompass: • Basic fluidic properties and fluid dynamics at the microscale • Electrokinetic effects • Diffusion and heat phenomena • Surface tension • Design, modeling and analysis • Basic microfluidic elements and its challenges • Miniaturization of reactors • Nanofluidics • Application examples in the clean energy processes context

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Erwartete Teilnehmerzahl: 100