On two-liquid AC electroosmotic system for thin films

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dc.contributor.author Navarkar, Abhishek
dc.contributor.author Amiroudine, Sakir
dc.contributor.author Demekhin, Evgeny A.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-05-21T12:08:54Z
dc.date.available 2016-05-21T12:08:54Z
dc.date.issued 2016-03
dc.identifier.citation Navarkar, Abhishek; Amiroudine, Sakir and Demekhin, Evgeny A.,"On two-liquid AC electroosmotic system for thin films", Electrophoresis, DOI: 10.1002/elps.201500132, vol. 37, no. 5-6, pp. 727-735, Mar. 2016. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0173-0835
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/elps.201500132
dc.identifier.uri https://repository.iitgn.ac.in/handle/123456789/2262
dc.description.abstract Lab‐on‐chip devices employ EOF for transportation and mixing of liquids. However, when a steady (DC) electric field is applied to the liquids, there are undesirable effects such as degradation of sample, electrolysis, bubble formation, etc. due to large magnitude of electric potential required to generate the flow. These effects can be averted by using a time‐periodic or AC electric field. Transport and mixing of nonconductive liquids remain a problem even with this technique. In the present study, a two‐liquid system bounded by two rigid plates, which act as substrates, is considered. The potential distribution is derived by assuming a Boltzmann charge distribution and using the Debye–Hückel linearization. Analytical solution of this time‐periodic system shows some effects of viscosity ratio and permittivity ratio on the velocity profile. Interfacial electrostatics is also found to play a significant role in deciding velocity gradients at the interface. High frequency of the applied electric field is observed to generate an approximately static velocity profile away from the Electric Double Layer (EDL). en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Abhishek Navarkar, Sakir Amiroudine and Evgeny A. Demekhin
dc.format.extent vol. 37, no. 5-6, pp. 727-735
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Wiley en_US
dc.subject AC electroosmosis en_US
dc.subject Linear stability analysis en_US
dc.subject Thin films en_US
dc.title On two-liquid AC electroosmotic system for thin films en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.relation.journal Electrophoresis


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