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Combined DC- and AC-Driven Electrokinetic Transport Phenomena

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ICEO; Nonlinear electroosmosis


Induced-charge electroosmosis refers to nonlinear electroosmotic flow of a liquid electrolyte, when an electric field acts on its own induced diffuse charge near a polarizable surface.


AC Electro-Osmotic Flow

Aperiodic Electrophoresis

Electrical Double Layers

Electrokinetic Motion of Heterogeneous Particles

Electrokinetic Motion of Polarizable Particles

Electroosmotic Flow (DC)


Electrophoresis of the Second Kind

Induced-Charge Electrophoresis

Nonlinear Electrokinetic Phenomena

Stotz-Wien Effect

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Yang, C. (2014). Combined DC- and AC-Driven Electrokinetic Transport Phenomena. In: Li, D. (eds) Encyclopedia of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics. Springer, Boston, MA.

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