BPN490: QES: Microfluidic Reactors for Controlled Synthesis of Monodisperse Nanoparticles


The goal of this project is to design a microfluidic system to synthesize monodispersed nanoparticles. Two microreactors are designed for controlled synthesis of monodisperse nanoparticles. Our first microreactor works by mixing two reagents inside a droplet to synthesize nanoparticles whereas the second microreactor is designed to achieve monodispersity by having thermally isolated zones for nucleation and growth processes and incorporating a two phase flow system to assure uniform reaction conditions. This reactor is fabricated in silicon and it is capable of handling high temperature and high pressure reactions.

Project end date: 08/12/13

Publication date: 
January 30, 2013
Publication type: 
BSAC Project Materials (Final/Archive)
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