From microcapsules to heavy industry
9th November 2016
Researchers at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) are using a Dolomite Fluidic Factory to help develop a novel carbon capture technology intended for industrial applications1. Mindy Simon, postdoctoral research associate, explained: “Carbon capture is important for power generation and other heavy industries, reducing the amount of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere. Here at LLNL, we have developed an innovative microcapsule technology which consists of a highly permeable polymer shell surrounding a CO2-absorbing liquid core. These microcapsules can be loaded into columns which can then be placed into a smoke-stack or other industrial outlet, capturing the CO2 before it is released into the environment.”
Dolomite and Lab on a Chip Video Competition winner cooks up a treat
24th October 2016
This year's MicroTAS Video Competition has been won by Enrica Rollo from EPFL (École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne) in Switzerland, for her entertaining comparison between cleanrooms and kitchens. The annual competition – run by microfluidics specialist Dolomite and Lab on a Chip, and supported by the Chemical and Biological Microsystems Society – embraces the lighter side of life sciences and chemistry, while giving delegates a chance to win €2,500 worth of Dolomite microfluidics equipment.
Dolomite launches 3D fluidics printer at Lab-on-a-Chip & Microfluidics 2016
15th March 2016
Dolomite, a world leader in microfluidics innovation, unveiled its innovative Fluidic Factory at Lab-on-a-Chip & Microfluidics 2016 in Madrid, Spain, on the 15th of March.
Dolomite offers high speed imaging for microfluidics
16th February 2016
Dolomite has developed the Meros High Speed Digital Microscope specifically for microfluidic applications. This high resolution imaging system allows users to conveniently monitor high speed microfluidic events, such as droplet formation, using a built-in stage.