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Colloidal Microfluidics. / Meissner, Max; Seddon, Annela M.; Royall, C. Patrick.

Frontiers of Nanoscience. Computational Mechanics Publications/Elsevier Science Publishers Ltd, 2019. p. 125-166 (Frontiers of Nanoscience; Vol. 13).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

Harvard

Meissner, M, Seddon, AM & Royall, CP 2019, Colloidal Microfluidics. in Frontiers of Nanoscience. Frontiers of Nanoscience, vol. 13, Computational Mechanics Publications/Elsevier Science Publishers Ltd, pp. 125-166. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-102302-0.00006-7

APA

Meissner, M., Seddon, A. M., & Royall, C. P. (2019). Colloidal Microfluidics. In Frontiers of Nanoscience (pp. 125-166). (Frontiers of Nanoscience; Vol. 13). Computational Mechanics Publications/Elsevier Science Publishers Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-102302-0.00006-7

Vancouver

Meissner M, Seddon AM, Royall CP. Colloidal Microfluidics. In Frontiers of Nanoscience. Computational Mechanics Publications/Elsevier Science Publishers Ltd. 2019. p. 125-166. (Frontiers of Nanoscience). https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-102302-0.00006-7

Author

Meissner, Max ; Seddon, Annela M. ; Royall, C. Patrick. / Colloidal Microfluidics. Frontiers of Nanoscience. Computational Mechanics Publications/Elsevier Science Publishers Ltd, 2019. pp. 125-166 (Frontiers of Nanoscience).

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