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Tan, A. M.,Rodgers, K.,Murrihy, J. P.,O'Mathuna, C.,Glennon, J. D.;
Lab On A Chip
Rapid fabrication of microfluidic devices in poly(dimethylsiloxane) by photocopying. Lab on a Chip
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A very simple and fast method for the fabrication of poly(dimethylsiloxane) (PDMS) microfluidic devices is introduced. By using a photocopying machine to make a master on transparency instead of using lithographic equipment and photoresist, the fabrication process is greatly simplified and speeded up, requiring less than 1.5 h from design to device. Through SEM characterization, any mu-channel network with a width greater than 50 mum and a depth in the range of 8-14 mum can be made by this method. After sealing to a Pyrex glass plate with micromachined platinum electrodes, a microfluidic device was made and the device was tested in FIA mode with on-chip conductometric detection without using either high voltage or other pumping methods.
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