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Method for high throughput separations in microfluidic systems using small particles

United States Patent Application

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A method for manipulating small particles in a microfluidic system wherein a fluid flow through a tolerance of the microfluidic system is used to capture large particles, which are then used, in turn, to capture small particles.
Grate, Jay W. (West Richland, WA), Bruckner-Lea, Cindy (Richland, WA), Chandler, Darrell (West Richland, WA), Holman, David A. (Las Vegas, NV)
10/ 132,498
April 24, 2002
[0002] This invention was made with Government support under Contract DE-AC0676RL01830 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.