Indicator components for microfluidic systems

  • US 6,495,104 B1
  • Filed: 08/19/1999
  • Issued: 12/17/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/19/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A microfluidic device, comprising:

  • a body structure configured to interface with a base instrument, the body structure having microfluidic elements disposed therein; and

    an indicator element fabricated into the body structure, the indicator element providing an indication to an instrument of a functionality of the microfluidic device, and the indicator element being selected from, an electrical indicator element comprising one or more electrical circuits disposed on the microfluidic device, or a chemical indicator element.

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