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1. (WO2010117428) MICROFLUIDIC DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING DIRECTION OF FLUID
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Pub. No.:    WO/2010/117428    International Application No.:    PCT/US2010/000969
Publication Date: 14.10.2010 International Filing Date: 31.03.2010
IPC:
F15D 1/06 (2006.01)
Applicants: EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY [US/US]; 343 State Street Rochester, New York 14650-2201 (US) (For All Designated States Except US).
HAWKINS, Gilbert Allen [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
GAO, Zhanjun [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
XIE, Yonglin [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
FURLANI, Edward Paul [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
NG, Kam Chuen [US/US]; (US) (For US Only)
Inventors: HAWKINS, Gilbert Allen; (US).
GAO, Zhanjun; (US).
XIE, Yonglin; (US).
FURLANI, Edward Paul; (US).
NG, Kam Chuen; (US)
Common
Representative:
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY; 343 State Street Rochester, New York 14650-2201 (US)
Priority Data:
12/420,838 09.04.2009 US
Title (EN) MICROFLUIDIC DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING DIRECTION OF FLUID
(FR) DISPOSITIF MICROFLUIDIQUE POUR COMMANDER UNE DIRECTION DE FLUIDE
Abstract: front page image
(EN)A device and a method of controlling fluid flow are provided. The method includes providing a moving fluid including a fluid flow characteristic; providing a fluid control device including a fluid control surface, the fluid control surface including a pattern that guides the fluid; causing the fluid to contact the fluid control surface of the fluid control device; and causing the fluid to interact with the fluid control surface of the fluid control device by guiding the fluid using the pattern of the fluid control surface while the fluid is in contact with the pattern of the fluid control device such that the fluid flow characteristic of the fluid after interacting with the fluid control surface of the fluid control device is different from the fluid flow characteristic of the fluid before interaction with the fluid control surface of the fluid control device.
(FR)L'invention porte sur un dispositif et sur un procédé pour commander un écoulement de fluide. Le procédé consiste à utiliser un fluide en déplacement présentant une caractéristique d'écoulement de fluide; utiliser un dispositif de commande de fluide comprenant une surface de commande de fluide, la surface de commande de fluide comprenant un motif qui guide le fluide; amener en contact le fluide avec la surface de commande de fluide du dispositif de commande de fluide; et amener le fluide à interagir avec la surface de commande de fluide du dispositif de commande de fluide par guidage du fluide à l'aide du motif de la surface de commande de fluide tandis que le fluide est en contact avec le motif du dispositif de commande de fluide, de telle sorte que la caractéristique d'écoulement de fluide du fluide après l'interaction avec la surface de commande de fluide du dispositif de commande de fluide est différente de la caractéristique d'écoulement de fluide du fluide avant l'interaction avec la surface de commande de fluide du dispositif de commande de fluide.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CL, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KM, KN, KP, KR, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PE, PG, PH, PL, PT, RO, RS, RU, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, ST, SV, SY, TH, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)