The microfluidic probe (MFP) is a noncontact technology that applies the concept of hydrodynamic flow confinement (HFC) within a small gap to eliminate the need for closed microfluidic conduits and, therefore, overcome the conventional closed-system microfluidic limitation. Since its invention, the concept has experienced continuing advancement with several applications, ranging from manipulating mammalian cells and printing protein arrays to performing microfabrication.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Mechanical Engineering
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering