Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A plate bearing a series of concentric rings, alternately opaque and transparent. Such a device when placed in a beam of light brings the light to a focus by diffraction.

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  • Image 2: This is a microscope image of the microfluidic and optical device, consisting of a flow-focus drop maker, six layers of drop splitters, followed by 64 parallel microfluidic channels, and a zone-plate array which is aligned to the microfluidic channel array at a tilt angle.

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  • Nanophotonics experts Schonbrun and Crozier originally developed the zone-plate technology to enhance optical tweezers so they could grab particles in a liquid using light.

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  • In their demonstration, a 62 element zone-plate array measured a fluorescence signal from drops traveling down 62 channels of a highly parallel microfluidic device.

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  • Unlike a typical optical detection system that uses a microscope objective lens to scan a single laser spot over a microfluidic channel, the team's zone-plate array is designed to detect light from multiple channels simultaneously.

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  • The Harvard team's zone-plate array optical detection system, described in an article appearing in Lab on a Chip (Issue 5, 2010), may offer a solution.

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  • This is a microscope image of the microfluidic and optical device, consisting of a flow-focus drop maker, six layers of drop splitters, followed by 64 parallel microfluidic channels, and a zone-plate array which is aligned to the microfluidic channel array at a tilt angle.

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