Microfluidic devices and methods of making the same

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8226907
APP PUB NO 20070092411A1
SERIAL NO

11440278

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A microfluidic channel is provided. The microfluidic channel includes a first substrate having at least one microfluidic channel pattern. Further, the microfluidic channel includes a porous material disposed on the first substrate and occupying the at least one microfluidic channel pattern.

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GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANYSCHENECTADY, NY18752

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Dunton, Thomas Paul Lebanon Springs, US 6 26
Goewey, Christopher David Pittsfield, US 3 34
Leach, Andrew Michael Clifton Park, US 26 137
Potyrailo, Radislav Alexandrovich Niskayuna, US 132 1257
Shrikhande, Prashant Vishwanath Trevose, US 5 9
Xiao, Caibin Harleysville, US 27 95

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PHOENIX S&T, INC. (1)
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STMICROELECTRONICS, INC. (1)
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MOTOROLA, INC. (1)
* 2005/0009,101 Microfluidic devices comprising biochannels 70 2004
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