Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering
A methodology for rigorous mixing assessment in microchannels is presented. The analysis is based on numerical simulations of flow in different geometries coupled with mixing assessment using entropic measures. The results show enhanced mixing efficiency for the staggered herringbone micromixer by comparison with a mixer with straight diagonal ridges and a lack of mixing in a non-patterned channel. These results are in agreement with published experimental data.
Camesasca, Marco; Zloczower, Ica Manas; and Kaufman, Miron, "Entropic Characterization of Mixing in Microchannels" (2005). Physics Faculty Publications. 236.
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