Cutting-Edge Optofluidics Theories, Techniques, and Practices
Add novel functionalities to your optical design projects by incorporating state-of-the-art microfluidic technologies and tools. Co-written by industry experts, Optofluidics: Fundamentals, Devices, and Applications covers the latest functional integration of optical devices and microfluidics, as well as automation techniques.
This authoritative guide explains how to fabricate optical lab-on-a-chip devices, synthesize photonic crystals, develop solid and liquid core waveguides, use fluidic self-assembly methods, and accomplish direct microfabrication in solutions. The book includes details on developing biological sensors and arrays, handling maskless lithography, designing high-Q cavities, and working with nanoscale plasmonics. Research outcomes from the DARPA-funded Center for Optofluidics Integration are also discussed.
Discover how to:
Work with optofluidic sources, lenses, filters, switches, and splitters
Use dielectric waveguiding devices to input, move, and manipulate fluids
Integrate colloidal crystals and fibers with microfluidic systems
Develop bio-inspired fluidic lens systems and aspherical lenses
Deploy miniaturized dye lasers, microscopes, biosensors, and resonators
Analyze microfluidic systems using flow injection and fluorescent spectroscopy
Build optofluidic direct fabrication platforms for innovative microstructures
Accomplish optofluidic liquid actuation and particle manipulation
- Publication Date:
- 18 / 08 / 2009