Study of Glass Micropipettes from Tip Formation to Characterization

  • Majid MalboubiEmail author
  • Kyle Jiang
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)


In this chapter various aspects of glass micropipettes are studied, including mechanisms of tip formation, tip geometry, and effect of pulling parameters on surface roughness properties of glass micropipettes.


Glass Micropipette Sutter Instrument Roundness Error Fitted Circle Seal Formation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.London Centre for NanotechnologyLondonUK
  2. 2.School of Mechanical EngineeringThe University of BirminghamBirminghamUK

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