Magnetic Control

The manipulation of droplets via magnetic field. Magnetic field offers the ability of wireless control on droplets.

Non-uniform magnetic field: Droplet formation



  1. Tan, S.H.; Nguyen, N.-T.*; Yobas, L.; Kang, T. G., Formation and manipulation of ferrofluid droplets at a microfluidic T -junction. Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 2010, 20 (4), 045004.

Uniform magnetic field: Droplet formation



  1. Tan, S.H.; Nguyen, N.-T.*. Generation and manipulation of monodispersed ferrofluid emulsions: The effect of a uniform magnetic field in flow-focusing and T-junction configurations. Physical Review E, 2011, 84 (3), 036317.