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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 527437, 10 pages
Research Article

Application of Flow Focusing to the Break-Up of a Magnetite Suspension Jet for the Production of Paramagnetic Microparticles

1Department of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Seville, 41012 Seville, Spain
2R&D Department, Ingeniatrics Tecnologías S.L., 41900 Camas (Seville), Spain
3Centro Andaluz de Biología Molecular y Medicina Regenerativa, CABIMER-CSIC, 41092 Seville, Spain
4Department of Genetics, Faculty of Biology, University of Seville, 41012 Seville, Spain
5Department of Aerospace Engineering and Fluids Mechanics, ESI, University of Seville, 41092 Seville, Spain

Received 31 May 2010; Accepted 25 July 2010

Academic Editor: Lu Sun

Copyright © 2011 Lucía Martín-Banderas et al. 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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