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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2013, Article ID 864584, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/864584
Research Article

Microfluidic Device for Controllable Chemical Release via Field-Actuated Membrane Incorporating Nanoparticles

1Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Program, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
2Department of Physics and KAUST-HKUST Joint Micro/Nanofluidic Laboratory, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
3Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 457 Zhongshan Road, Dalian, China

Received 2 July 2013; Accepted 25 August 2013

Academic Editor: Krasimir Vasilev

Copyright © 2013 Xiang Wang 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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