Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.21256/zhaw-22127
Publication type: Conference paper
Type of review: Not specified
Title: A compiler framework to derive microfluidic platforms for manufacturing hierarchical, compartmentalized structures that maximize yield of chemical reactions
Authors: Weyland, Mathias S.
Flumini, Dandolo
Schneider, Johannes J.
Füchslin, Rudolf M.
et. al: No
DOI: 10.1162/isal_a_00303
10.21256/zhaw-22127
Proceedings: ALIFE 2020 : Proceedings of the Artificial Life Conference 2020
Pages: 602
Pages to: 604
Conference details: Conference on Artificial Life (ALIFE), Online, 13-18 July 2020
Issue Date: 2020
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Language: English
Subjects: Programmable chemistry; Morphological computation; Biomimetic prcoess management; Artificial life
Subject (DDC): 006: Special computer methods
540: Chemistry
Abstract: In this work, we propose a framework that derives the configuration of an artificial, compartmentalized, cell-like structure in order to maximize the yield of a desired output reactant given a formal description of the chemistry. The configuration of the structure is then used to compile G-code for 3D printing of a microfluidic platform able to manufacture the aforementioned structure. Furthermore, the compiler output includes a set of pressure profiles to actuate the valves at the input of the microfluidic platform. The work includes an outline of the steps involved in the compilation process and a discussion of the algorithms needed for each step. Finally, we provide formal, declarative languages for the input and output interfaces of each of these steps.
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/22127
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): CC BY 4.0: Attribution 4.0 International
Departement: School of Engineering
Organisational Unit: Institute of Applied Mathematics and Physics (IAMP)
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