The emphasis is on simulating direct-current electrokinetic phenomena such as electroosmosis, electrophoresis, dielectrophoresis, and induced-charge electrokinetics; these phenomena have been widely used to manipulate fluids and particles in microfluidic and nanofluidic devices for various applications.
What does DEP stand for?
DEP stands for Dielectrophoresis
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- Design and Engineering Practice
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- Designated Export Point (shipping)
- Development and Emergency Practice (degree; UK)
- Development and Environmental Project (Tanzania)
- Development Education Programme
- Development Education Project
- Diagnostic Environnement Prévention (French: Environment Prevention Diagnostics)
- Diethyl Phthalate
- Digital Envelope Pre-Distorter (microwave theory)
- Dillinger Escape Plan (band)
- Dimanche de l'Eglise Persécutée (French: Sunday of the Persecuted Church)
- Dipartimento di Economia Politica (Italian: Department of Economic Policy)
- Direction de l'Education Permanente (French: Department of Further Education; est. 1974)
- Directory Enabled Provisioning
- Disability Education Program (Australia)
- Disability Equality Partnership (UK)
- Disease Education Program (various organizations)
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A new, next-generation antibody-independent technology has recently been developed which relies on continuous field-flow assisted dielectrophoresis (DEP) to isolate and recover CTCs from the blood of cancer patients.
The capture rate was further increased on the Hsp60-coated biochip by 60% when a dielectrophoresis force was applied for 5 minutes.
Manipulations of single nanoscopic objects (1-30 nanometers) by surface tunneling microscopy, spontaneous self-assembly and dielectrophoresis are the only available approaches for building functional devices using nanosized metals," write Nicolais and Carotenuto of The Institute of Composite and Biomedical Materials at the National Research Council in Naples, Italy.
In an effort to concentrate bacterial cells prior to detection, the Bashir group at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, combined dielectrophoresis (DEP) with impedance microbiology for the design of an on-site incubation microfluidic biochip.
Abstract: The authors demonstrate 3-D directed assembly of single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWNT) into porous alumina nanotemplates on silicon substrates by means of electrophoresis and dielectrophoresis at ambient temperatures.
Dielectrophoresis DEP is a deterministic particle motion (Pohl, 1978) and occurs when the electric field density inside a particle is different than that of its surroundings and results in an induced dipole.
10) The most widely reported method for producing pearl-chain formations are dielectrophoresis and other electrostatic techniques.