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John Wallace Parce, Michael R Knapp, Calvin Y H Chow, Luc Bousse: Controlled fluid transport in microfabricated polymeric substrates. Caliper Technologies Corporation, Matthew B Murphy, Jonathan Alan Quine, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, March 23, 1999: US05885470 (344 worldwide citation)

Microfluidic devices are provided for the performance of chemical and biochemical analyses, syntheses and detection. The devices of the invention combine precise fluidic control systems with microfabricated polymeric substrates to provide accurate, low cost miniaturized analytical devices that have ...


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Calvin Y H Chow, J Wallace Parce: Variable control of electroosmotic and/or electrophoretic forces within a fluid-containing structure via electrical forces. Caliper Technologies Corporation, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, September 1, 1998: US05800690 (313 worldwide citation)

In a microfluidic system using electrokinetic forces, the present invention uses electrical current or electrical parameters, other than voltage, to control the movement of fluids through the channels of the system. Time-multiplexed power supplies also provide further control over fluid movement by ...


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Calvin Y H Chow: Multi-layer microfluidic devices. Caliper Technologies, Matthew B Murphy, January 2, 2001: US06167910 (258 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides multi-layer microfluidic systems, by providing additional substrate layers, e.g., third, fourth, fifth and more substrate layers, mated with the typically described first and second layers. Microfabricated elements, e.g., grooves, wells and the like, are manufactured i ...


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Calvin Y H Chow, John Wallace Parce, Richard J McReynolds, Colin B Kennedy, Luc J Bousse: Controller/detector interfaces for microfluidic systems. Caliper Technologies, Matthew B Murphy, November 23, 1999: US05989402 (232 worldwide citation)

The present invention is generally directed to improved methods, structures and systems for interfacing microfluidic devices with ancillary systems that are used in conjunction with such devices. These systems typically include control and monitoring systems for controlling the performance of the pr ...


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Calvin Y H Chow: Analytical system and method. Caliper Technologies, Matthew B Murphy, James M Townsend and Townsend and Crew Heslin, September 21, 1999: US05955028 (222 worldwide citation)

An analytical or preparatory system comprised as a base unit, an adapter, and a substrate. The adapter is attached to an attachment region on the base unit, and the substrate is attached to an attachment region on the adapter. The adapter permits the base unit to be interfaced with a wide variety of ...


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Calvin Y H Chow: Multi-layer microfluidic devices. Caliper Technologies, Gulshan H Shaver, November 27, 2001: US06321791 (204 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides multi-layer microfluidic systems, by providing additional substrate layers, e.g., third, fourth, fifth and more substrate layers, mated with the typically described first and second layers. Microfabricated elements, e.g., grooves, wells and the like, are manufactured i ...


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Calvin Y H Chow, J Wallace Parce: Variable control of electroosmotic and/or electrophoretic forces within a fluid-containing structure via electrical forces. Caliper Technologies Corporation, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, October 12, 1999: US05965001 (201 worldwide citation)

In a microfluidic system using electrokinetic forces, the present invention uses electrical current or electrical parameters, other than voltage, to control the movement of fluids through the channels of the system. Time-multiplexed power supplies also provide further control over fluid movement by ...


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John Wallace Parce, Michael R Knapp, Calvin Y H Chow, Luc Bousse: Controlled fluid transport in microfabricated polymeric substrates. Caliper Technologies, Matthew B Murphy, Stacy Landry, Law Offices of Jonathan Alan Quine, May 29, 2001: US06238538 (173 worldwide citation)

Microfluidic devices are provided for the performance of chemical and biochemical analyses, syntheses and detection. The devices of the invention combine precise fluidic control systems with microfabricated polymeric substrates to provide accurate, low cost miniaturized analytical devices that have ...


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Calvin Y H Chow, Anne R Kopf Sill, J Wallace Parce: Electrical current for controlling fluid parameters in microchannels. Caliper Technologies, Matthew B Murphy, October 12, 1999: US05965410 (173 worldwide citation)

A novel method and device for transporting and/or monitoring a fluid in a multi-port device 400, 800, 1000 used in a microfluidic system is provided. The multi-port device includes a substrate having a novel channel configuration. A first channel region 413 having a first port and a second port for ...