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Stanford Microfluidics Laboratory

Micron-Resolution Particle Image Velocimetry (Micro-PIV)

Introduction and Review
1.) "A particle image velocimetry system for microfluidics," Experiments in Fluids, 25 (4), 316-319, 1998.

2.) "Micron-resolution particle image velocimetry," in Micro- and Nano-Scale Diagnostic Techniques, Springer-Verlag, 2003.

3.) "Fundamentals and applications of microfluidics," Artech House, Boston, 2002.

4.) "Electrokinetic Flow Diagnostics," in Micro- and Nano-Scale Diagnostic Techniques, Springer-Verlag,2003.

Micro-PIV applications to pressure-driven flows
1.) "Particle imaging techniques for microfabricated fluidic systems," Experiments in Fluids, 34(4), 504-514, 2003.

2.) "PIV measurements of a microchannel flow," Experiments in Fluids, 27(5), 414-419, 1999.

Micro-PIV applications to electrokinetically-driven flows
1.) "Particle tracking techniques for electrokinetic microchannel flows," Analytical Chemistry,74(15), 3704-3713, 2002.

2.) "Prediction of electrokinetic and pressure flow in a microchannel T-junction," Physics of Fluids, 15(7), 1992-2005, 2003.

3.) "Electro-osmosis-driven micro-channel flows: a comparative study of microscopic particle image velocimetry measurements and numerical simulations," Experiments in Fluids, 33(1), 170-180, 2002.

4.) "Measurement of AC electrokinetic flows," Biomedical Microdevices, 5(2), 139-145, 2003.

Micro-PIV Interrogation Algorithms
1.) "Second-order accurate particle image velocimetry," Experiments in Fluids, 31(5), 258-268, 2001.

2.) "An image processing and optimal nonlinear filtering technique for particle image velocimetry for microflows," Experiments in Fluids, 29, S42-S50, 2000.

3.) "A PIV algorithm for estimating time-averaged velocity fields," Journal of Fluids Engineering, 122, 285-289, 2000.

4.) "Advanced algorithms for microscale velocimetry," AIAA Journal, 40(6), 1047-1055, 2002.

5.) "A correlation-based continuous window shift technique for reducing the peak locking effect in digital PIV image evaluation," Experiments in Fluids, 32(5), 506-517, 2002.

Micro-PIV Optics
1.) "Volume illumination for two-dimensional particle image velocimetry," Measurement Science and Technology, 11, 809-814, 2000.

2.) "Theory of diffraction-limited resolution in micro particle image velocimetry," Measurement Science and Technology, 14, 1047-1053, 2003.

3.) "Out-of-focus effects on particle image visibility and correlation in microscopic particle image velocimetry," Experiments in Fluids, 29, S166-S174, 2000.

4.) "Measurement volume defined by peak-finding algorithms in cross-correlation particle image velocimetry," Measurement Science and Technology, 12(2), N14-N16, 2001.

5.) "Eliminating background noise effect in micro-resolution particle image velocimetry," Applied Optics, 41(32), 6849-6857, 2002.

Micro-PIV Seed Particles
1.) "Fluorescent liposome markers for microscale particle image velocimetry," Analytical Chemistry, 73(5), 1057-1061, 2001.

2.) "Brownian motion and correlation in particle image velocimetry," Optics and Laser Technology, 32 (7-8), 621-627, 2000.

3.) "List of surfactants"

Micro-PIV miscellaneous papers
1.) "The flow structure inside a microfabricated inkjet printhead," Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 9(1), 67-75, 2000.

2.) "Visualization of convective mixing in microchannel by fluorescence imaging," Measurement Science and Technology, 14, 114-121, 2003.

3.) "Cross-correlation analysis for temperature measurement," Measurement Science and Technology, 13, 1072-1078, 2002.

4.) "Spatially averaged time-resolved particle-tracking velocimetry in microspace considering Brownian motion of submicron fluorescent particles," Experiments in Fluids, 35(2), 167-177, 2003.

5.) "Apparent fluid slip at hydrophobic microchannel walls," Physics of Fluids, 14(3), L9-L12, 2002.

6.) "PIV measurements in a microfluidic 3D-sheathing structure with three-dimensional flow behaviour," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 12(6), 862-869, 2002.

7.) "Measurement of a velocity field in microvessels using a high resolution PIV technique," Visualization and Imaging in Transport Phenomena, 972, 331-336, 2002.

Links to some university labs that use micro-PIV
Stanford Microfluidics Laboratory

UCSB Microfluidics Laboratory

Purdue Microfluidics Laboratory

SNU Micro/Bio Flow Systems Laboratory

NTNU Microfluidics Laboratory

Texas A & M Micro-Scale Fluidics and Heat Transport Laboratory

University of Tokyo Microflow Laboratory

Keio Microfluidics Laboratory

Brown University Microfluidics Laboratory

Georgia Tech Fluids, Optical and Interfacial Diagnostics Laboratory

TU Delft Westerweel Laboratory

Eric Cummings @ Sandia National Laboratory

David Clague @ Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Ron Adrian @ UIUC

Ken Kiger @ University of Maryland

Doug Hart @ MIT

Penn State Microscale Flow Laboratory

Iowa State Experimental Fluid Mechanics Laboratory

Caltech Quantitative Imaging Laboratory