Prof. Venkataraman's home page
This page contains links to students, projects and publications.
The Drosophila Larva motion video can be found here
The microchannel mixing video can be found here. The video shows the flow of two different liquids in a micro channel. The flow rates are adjusted to minimize turbulence and avoid mixing.
The droplet motion video can be found here. The video shows the actuation of a 2µl water droplet on the digital micro fluidic chip. The velocity of the droplet is adjusted using a custom made microcontroller based system.
The droplet PCR video can be found here. The video shows the actuation of a 2µl droplet of PCR mixture immersed in mineral oil at 95°C. The two thin vertical lines are the thin film resistive heaters integrated with the chip.The temperature of the droplet was elevated to 95°C using one of the heaters.