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Microfluidics for Characterization of Complex Fluids

Location

Material Measurement Laboratory, Materials Science and Engineering Division

RO# Location
50.64.21.B5584 Gaithersburg, MD

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Advisers

Name E-mail Phone
Hudson, Steven David steven.hudson@nist.gov 240.688.7883
Migler, Kalman kalman.migler@nist.gov 301 956 0555
Phelan, Frederick R. frederick.phelan@nist.gov 301.975.6761
Salipante, Paul Francis paul.salipante@nist.gov 301-975-2820

Description

We are developing microfluidics to measure material properties and structure. Protein, polymer and surfactant solutions and suspensions and emulsions are being characterized using computer-controlled microfluidic devices with controlled flow type and shear rate. Microfluidic rheometry for small-angle x-ray scattering (SAXS) and extensional rheometry for neutron scattering are current interests. 

 

Keywords:
Microfluidics; Rheology; Surfactants; Polymer solutions; Protein solutions; Suspensions and Emulsions; Neutron scattering; x-ray scattering;

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants

Stipend

Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$72,750.00 $3,000.00
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