Density-Based Methods: Magnetic Levitation (MagLev)

M. B. J. Atkinson, D. K. Bwambok, J. Chen, P. D. Chopode, M. M. Thuo, C. R. Mace, K. A. Mirica, A. A. Kumar, A. S. Myerson, and G. M. Whitesides. 2013. “Using Magnetic Levitation to Separate Mixtures of Crystal Polymorphs.” Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 125, Pp. 10208-10211. PDF Supplemental
M. R. Lockett, K. A. Mirica, C. R. Mace, R. Blackledge, and G. M. Whitesides. 2012. “Analyzing Forensic Evidence Based on Density with Magnetic Levitation.” Journal of Forensic Sciences, 58, Pp. 40-45. PDF
C. R. Mace, O. Akbulut, A. A. Kumar, N. D. Shapiro, R. Derda, M. R. Patton, and G. M. Whitesides. 2012. “Aqueous Multiphase Systems of Polymers and Surfactants Provide Self-Assembling Step-Gradients in Density.” J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 134, Pp. 9094-9097. PDF Supplemental
N. D. Shapiro, S. Soh, K. A. Mirica, and G. M. Whitesides. 2012. “Magnetic Levitation as a Platform for Competitive Protein-Ligand Binding Assays.” Analytical Chemistry, 84, Pp. 6166-6172.Abstract
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O. Akbulut, C. R. Mace, A. W. Martinez, A. A. Kumar, Z. Nie, M. R. Patton, and G. M. Whitesides. 2012. “Separation of Nanoparticles in Aqueous Multiphase Systems through Centrifugation.” Nano Letters, 12, Pp. 4060-4064. PDF Supplemental
K. A. Mirica, S. T. Phillips, C. R. Mace, and G. M. Whitesides. 2010. “Magnetic Levitation in Analysis of Foods and Water.” J. Agri. Food Chem. , 58, Pp. 6565-6569. PDF Supplemental
K. A. Mirica, S. S. Shevkoplyas, S. T. Phillips, M. Gupta, and G. M. Whitesides. 2009. “Measuring Densities of Solids and Liquids using Magnetic Levitation: Fundamentals.” J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 131, Pp. 10049-10058. PDF Supplemental
K. A. Mirica, S. T. Phillips, S. S. Shevkoplyas, and G. M. Whitesides. 2008. “Using Magnetic Levitation to Distinguish Atomic-Level Differences in Chemical Composition of Polymers, and to Monitor Chemical Reactions on Solid Supports.” J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 130, Pp. 17678-17680. PDF Supplemental
A. Winkleman, R. Perez-Castillejos, K. L. Gudiksen, S. T. Phillips, M. G. Prentiss, and G. M. Whitesides. 2007. “Density-Based Diamagnetic Separation: Devices for Detecting Binding Events and for Collecting Unlabled Diamagnetic Particles in Paramagnetic Solutions.” Analytical Chemistry, 79, Pp. 6542-6550. 994.pdf 994_01.pdf
G. M. Whitesides, R.J. Kazlauskas, and L. Josephson. 1983. “Magnetic Separations in Biotechnology.” TIBTECH, 1, Pp. 144-148. PDF
C. L. Hill, A.L. Lamotte, W. Althoff, J. C. Brunie, and G. M. Whitesides. 1976. “High-Gradient Magnetic Filtration of Small Particles of Ferro-, Ferri-, and Paramagnetic Catalysts and Catalyst Supports.” J. Cat., 43, Pp. 53-60. PDF
A. Pollak and G. M. Whitesides. 1976. “Organic Synthesis Using Enzymes in Two-Phase Aqueous Polymer Systems.” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 98, Pp. 289-291. PDF