Table 1

Relevant parameters
Parameters Value
Channel total length, Lt 30 mm
Channel test section length, Ls 0.66 mm
Channel contraction length, Lm 0.2 mm
Channel main width, Wm 0.4 mm
Channel contraction width, Wc 0.05 mm
Channel depth, H 0.1 mm
Channel hydraulic diameter, Dh 66.67 ~ 160 μm
Channel contraction ratio 8:1
Channel expansion ratio 1:8
Electric field (kV/m), Ex 5, 7.5, 10
DNA concentration, μg/ml 0.065
Working fluid 1x TBE
Viscosity (cP), μ 1 cP
Reynolds number, Re 0.032 ~ 0.064
λ-DNA contour length (μm) (labeled with YOYO-1) 21
Radius of λ-DNA gyration (μm) 0.7
Temperature ( C), T 25 35 45 55
Relaxation time (s), τr (Rouse model) 0.0456 0.0441 0.0427 0.0414
Relaxation time (s), τe (Experiment) 0.6
Deborah number 1.2 ~ 2.3
Velocity vector distribution

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Hsieh et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:87   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-8-87

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