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- noun physics the
migrationof ionsin a solventthrough the capillariesof a membraneunder the influence of an applied electric field
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The model Mitra and Waghmare have developed takes both capillary action and electroosmosis into account and represents a radical shift in microfluidic chip design.
Until now it has been an either-or situation, with chips being designed using capillary action or electroosmosis.