• Composite-semiconductor-based micro power source 

    Wacharasindhu, Tongtawee (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2012)
    This work covers the development of a radioisotope loaded micropower source from the initial stages of design, simulation and fabrication through the characterization and performance optimization of the device. Various ...
  • Gas pumping efect from dielectrophoretically driven liquid droplet in a closed microfluidic channel 

    Jiao, Jian (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    This dissertation describes the study of dielectrophotoretically controllable droplet's movement in a closed-side microfluidic channel for a micro gas pump application. A micro gas pump using a aqueous core has been ...
  • Low loss film bulk acoustic resonator in liquid environments 

    Pottigari, Sai Sumanth (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] A film bulk acoustic resonator (FBAR) is an acoustic resonator mass sensor using the resonance of longitudinal or shears acoustic waves. There is a ...
  • Microfluidic capture of rare cells via non-cylindrical microposts in an array 

    Howard, Daniel James (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] In recent decades, microsystems for the capture of rare cells have become exceedingly popular and important in the study of cellular mechanisms. These ...