Magnetics Group

 

Prof. Dr. Leon Abelmann

Group Leader 
Phone: +49 (0)681-9382 229
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Objectives

Magnetism combines well with lab-on-a-chip analysis systems, since magnetic fields penetrate in most aqueous solutions and hardly interact with bio-chemical processes. We combine magnetic fields with microfluidic systems to study fundamental behaviour of magnetic particles in solutions, or non-magnetic particles in magnetic solutions and to apply this in lab-on-a-chip applications for personalized medicine and clinical diagnostics.

 

 

R&D Fields

 

Microfabricated Magnetic Particles

  • Hyperthemia for cancer treatment
  • Drug delivery
  • Magnetic particle Imaging

 

Magnetically Driven Bio-Inspired Self-Assembly

  • Magnetically assisted self-assembly
  • Micro and macro-scale 3D self-assembly
  • Biomimetic self-assembly

 

Magnetically Controlled Medical Microrobotics

  • Manipulation of magneto-tactic bacteria
  • Biophysics
  • Confined channel effects
     

We cooperate intensively with academia like the MESA and MIRA institutes of the University of Twente, research institutes like IBM Research - Zurich and companies like SmartTip. 

 

 

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