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== Overview ==
 
== Overview ==
Droplets encapsulated in droplets of alternating kinds of fluids (oil, water) were emulsified in a highly controlled way.  
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Droplets encapsulated multiple times in droplets of alternating kinds of fluids (oil, water) were emulsified in a highly controlled way. Glass microcapillary devices were used to guarantee monodispersity of higher order emulsions, at the expense of larger quantity formation.  
Glass microcapillary devices were used to produce higher order monodispersed emulsions.  
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== Results and Discussion ==
 
== Results and Discussion ==
 
[[Image:Abate2009 1.png|600px|thumb|left|'''Fig. 1''']]
 
[[Image:Abate2009 1.png|600px|thumb|left|'''Fig. 1''']]
 
[[Image:Abate2009 2.png|500px|thumb|right|'''Fig. 2''']]
 
[[Image:Abate2009 2.png|500px|thumb|right|'''Fig. 2''']]

Revision as of 23:57, 18 September 2010

Birgit Hausmann
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Reference

A. R. Abate and D. A. Weitz "High-Order Multiple Emulsions Formed in Poly(dimethylsiloxane) Microfluidics" Small 5(18), 2030-2032 (2009)

Keywords

microfluidics, multiple emulsions, photoresponsive materials, sol–gel processes, wettability

Overview

Droplets encapsulated multiple times in droplets of alternating kinds of fluids (oil, water) were emulsified in a highly controlled way. Glass microcapillary devices were used to guarantee monodispersity of higher order emulsions, at the expense of larger quantity formation.

Results and Discussion

Fig. 1
Fig. 2