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Analysis of double-chamber parallel valveless micropumps

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Analysis of double-chamber parallel valveless micropumps. / Azarbadegan, A.; Cortes Quiroz, Cesar; Eames, I.; Zangeneh, M.

In: Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, Vol. 9, No. 2-3, 08.2010, p. 171-180.

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Azarbadegan, A, Cortes Quiroz, C, Eames, I & Zangeneh, M 2010, 'Analysis of double-chamber parallel valveless micropumps', Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, vol. 9, no. 2-3, pp. 171-180. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10404-009-0519-1

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Azarbadegan, A., Cortes Quiroz, C., Eames, I., & Zangeneh, M. (2010). Analysis of double-chamber parallel valveless micropumps. Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 9(2-3), 171-180. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10404-009-0519-1

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Azarbadegan, A. ; Cortes Quiroz, Cesar ; Eames, I. ; Zangeneh, M. / Analysis of double-chamber parallel valveless micropumps. In: Microfluidics and Nanofluidics. 2010 ; Vol. 9, No. 2-3. pp. 171-180.

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