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Chiral Particle Separation by a Nonchiral Microlattice
Stockholm University, Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics (Nordita).
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2012 (English)In: Physical Review Letters, ISSN 0031-9007, Vol. 109, no 10, 100603- p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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We conceived a model experiment for a continuous separation strategy of chiral molecules (enantiomers) without the need of any chiral selector structure or derivatization agents: Microparticles that only differ by their chirality are shown to migrate along different directions when driven by a steady fluid flow through a square lattice of cylindrical posts. In accordance with our numerical predictions, the transport directions of the enantiomers depend very sensitively on the orientation of the lattice relative to the fluid flow.

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2012. Vol. 109, no 10, 100603- p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-81840DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.109.100603ISI: 000308394900003OAI: diva2:564124


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