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Advances in OptoElectronics
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 909174, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/909174
Review Article

Light-Driven Droplet Manipulation Technologies for Lab-on-a-Chip Applications

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1597, USA

Received 15 June 2011; Accepted 20 August 2011

Academic Editor: Aaron T. Ohta

Copyright © 2011 Sung-Yong Park and Pei-Yu Chiou. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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