A Piezoelectric Actuator for Transporting Living Cells

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A novel piezoelectric actuator used for transporting some living cells in micro fluidic systems is presented. The mechanism of the living cell transportation is studied based on the acoustics principles. The structural resonant model and a solid-liquid coupling analysis are obtained by FEM. The works will be useful for design optimization of some corresponding actuators and their applications.

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Periodical:

Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 336-338)

Edited by:

Wei Pan and Jianghong Gong

Pages:

320-322

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.336-338.320

Citation:

S. M. Yuan, Q. Liu, Z. T. Chen, C. Zhuang, F. Wang, "A Piezoelectric Actuator for Transporting Living Cells", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 336-338, pp. 320-322, 2007

Online since:

April 2007

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