Scientific Paper on Wettability Control in Porous Media Using UV-Ozone Treatment by MIT

September 6, 2016 Samco 2016 Customer, Microfluidics, Samco Customer Publication, Surface Treatment, UV-Ozone

Wettability control on multiphase flow in patterned microfluidics

Benzhong Zhaoa, Christopher W. MacMinnb, and Ruben Juanesa
a Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139;
b Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PJ, United Kingdom
PNAS (2016) DOI10.1073/pnas.1603387113

Fluid–fluid displacement in porous media of microfluidic flow cell was studied for potential CO2 sequestration application to solve global warming caused by the greenhouse gas.
Samco tabletop UV-ozone cleaner at MIT was used for wettability improvement of photocurable polymer NOA81 to fabricate microfluidic flow cells.

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