microchemical system

microchemical system

A miniaturised system for synthesising and analyzing chemicals.
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Objective: Despite the many advantages of microchemical systems and their successful applications in chemical engineering research, one major drawback greatly limiting their use is their susceptibility to channel clogging for flows containing particulate matter.
of Alberta, chemistry professor Jed Harrison is working on complementary microchemical systems. Chemists and biochemists, he says, are increasingly borrowing micromachining methods to address problems in their own disciplines.