Harnessed liquid-in-liquid 3D printing and 2D micropatterned substrates to fabricate and reconfigure on-demand 3D all-liquid fluidic devices for autonomous chemical synthesis.
Significance and Impact
Repeatedly reconfigurable all-liquid microreactors open pathways to autonomous flow chemistry, chemical logic, and learning.
- Flow channels fabricated on micropatterned 2D substrates using liquid-in-liquid 3D printing.
- Small molecules, enzymes, and colloidal nanocrystal catalysts in the device direct multi-step chemical transformations under flow.
- Selective mass transport across the liquid−liquid interface allows in-line chemical separations.