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The present invention is generally directed to improved microfluidic devices, systems and methods of using same, which incorporate channel profiles that impart significant benefits over previously described systems. In particular, the presently described devices and systems employ channels having, at least in part, depths that are varied over those which have been previously described. These varied channel depths provide numerous beneficial and unexpected results.

Title
Microfluidic systems incorporating varied channel dimensions
Application Number
8/948194
Publication Number
5842787
Application Date
October 9, 1997
Publication Date
December 1, 1998
Inventor
John Wallace Parce
Palo Alto
CA, US
Anne R Kopf Sill
Portola Valley
CA, US
Agent
Matthew B Murphy
Assignee
Caliper Technologies Corporation
CA, US
IPC
B01F 5/00
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