Optofluidics: Fundamentals, Devices, and Applications: Fundamentals, Devices, and Applications

Hardcover | September 8, 2009

byYeshaiahu Fainman, Luke Lee, Demetri Psaltis

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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

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Cutting-Edge Optofluidics Theories, Techniques, and PracticesAdd 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 a...

Yeshaiahu Fainman is a professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California San Diego. Demetri Psaltis is a Professor of Optics, Dean of engineering at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. He is a fellow of the Optical Society of America and the Society for Photo-optical Systems Engineering (SPIE)...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:528 pages, 9.3 × 6.3 × 1.37 inPublished:September 8, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071601562

ISBN - 13:9780071601566

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Table of Contents

Ch 1. Introduction
1.1Existing technologies with fluidic and optical components
1.2Advantages of fluids for optical systems
Ch 2. Optics and Microfluidics fundamentals
2.1Introduction to optics
2.2Introduction to Microfluidics
2.3Soft Lithography Technology
2.4Composite Membrane Technology
2.5Integration Technology
Ch 3. Optofluidic Devices and Systems Classification
3.1Fluid in solid
3.2Solid in Fluid
3.3Fluid in Fluid
Ch 4. Optofluidic Devices
4.1Electrowetting Lenses
4.2Adaptive Optics
4.3Optofluidic Switches
4.4Optofluidic Lasers
4.5Tunable optofluidic filters
4.6Optofluidic Actuators and Micromechanical Systems
Ch 5. Optofluidic Integrated Systems
5.1 Optofluidic Microscope
5.2 Optofluidic Plasmonic Sys
5.3 Optofluidic Spectrometers
Ch 6. Discussions and Future Prognosis of the Field