Scientific Results

Dispensing and manipulation of nano-drops by pyro-EHD (electro-hydro-dynamic) effect

Year: 2011

Authors: Coppola S., Vespini V., Paturzo M., Grilli S., De Petrocellis L., Orlando P., Ferraro P.

Autors Affiliation: CNR – Istituto Nazionale di Ottica,sezione di Napoli, Pozzuoli (NA), Italy;
CNR – Istituto di Cibernetica, Pozzuoli (NA), Italy;
CNR – Istituto di Biochimica delle proteine, Napoli, Italy

Abstract: A new opto-nanofluidic approach named Pyro-EHD is presented for dispensing liquid nano-pico-droplets through pyroelectric effect activated by IR laser into a dielectric crystal using a non-invasive simple and powerful electrode-less configuration.

Conference title: 2011 International Workshop on Biophotonics
Place: Parma

KeyWords: Nano- drops; pyro-EHD;
DOI: 10.1109/IWBP.2011.5954863