Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Development of a Microfluidic Rheometer for Complex Fluids

Published

Author(s)

Jai A. Pathak, Robert F. Berg, Kathryn Beers

Abstract

Our group has recently published a report of a combinatorial rheometer/viscometer developed in our lab, based on the princinple of a damped harmonic oscillator. In this paper, we describe a modification of this approach to scale down this viscometer to the microfluidic realm. This microfluidic rheometer will also be based on the damped harmonic oscillator. While this viscometer is currently in development, its ultimate function will be along the lines of a high-throughput instrument and appropriate modifications are described.
Proceedings Title
ACS Fall Meeting
Volume
21(9)
Conference Dates
August 28-September 1, 2005
Conference Location
Washington, DC
Conference Title
ACS PMSE Preprint

Keywords

complex fluid, microfluidics, rheology, rheometer, viscometer, viscosity

Citation

Pathak, J. , Berg, R. and Beers, K. (2005), Development of a Microfluidic Rheometer for Complex Fluids, ACS Fall Meeting, Washington, DC, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=852499 (Accessed May 23, 2024)

Issues

If you have any questions about this publication or are having problems accessing it, please contact reflib@nist.gov.

Created December 31, 2004, Updated October 12, 2021