Disaggregation of micro-particle clusters by induced magnetic dipole-dipole repulsion near a physical surface

Y. Gao, A. van Reenen, M. A. Hulsen, A. M. de Jong, M. W. J. Prins and J. M. J. den Toonder, Lab Chip , 2013, 13, 1394-1401

This movie depicts the initialization of a magnetic particle distribution using a vertical magnetic field orthogonal to the fluid cell floor.

This movie depicts the controlled clustering and disaggregation of magnetic particles using time-varying magnetic fields.