Please login first
Andrew M. J. Edwards  - - - 
Top co-authors
Glen McHale

190 shared publications

Smart Materials & Surfaces Laboratory, Faculty of Engineering & Environment , Northumbria University , Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST , U.K.

Michael I. Newton

92 shared publications

School of Science and Technology; Nottingham Trent University; Nottingham UK

C. V. Brown

64 shared publications

School of Science and Technology, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Lane, Nottingham NG11 8NS, United Kingdom

Publication Record
Distribution of Articles published per year 
(2016 - 2018)
Total number of journals
published in
Article 0 Reads 1 Citation Dielectrowetting: The past, present and future A.M.J. Edwards, C.V. Brown, M.I. Newton, G. McHale Published: 01 July 2018
Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science, doi: 10.1016/j.cocis.2017.11.005
DOI See at publisher website ABS Show/hide abstract
Liquid dielectrophoresis is a bulk force acting on dipoles within a dielectric liquid inside a non-uniform electric field. When the driving electrodes are interdigitated, bulk liquid dielectrophoresis is converted to an interface-localised form capable of modifying the energy balance at an interface. When the interface is a solid-liquid one, the wetting properties of a surface are modified and this approach is known as dielectrowetting. Dielectrowetting has been shown to provide the ability to reversibly modify the contact angle of a liquid droplet with the application of voltage, the strength of which is controlled by the penetration depth of the non-uniform field and permittivities of the fluids involved. Importantly, dielectrowetting provides the ability to create thin liquid films, overcoming the limitation of contact angle saturation present in electrowetting. In this paper, we review the development of dielectrowetting - its origins, the statics and dynamics of dielectrowetted droplets, and the applications of dielectrowetting in microfluidics and optofluidics. Recent developments in the field are also reviewed showing the future directions of this rapidly developing field.
Article 8 Reads 0 Citations An acoustic on-chip goniometer for room temperature macromolecular crystallography C. G. Burton, D. Axford, A. M. J. Edwards, R. J. Gildea, R. ... Published: 01 January 2017
Lab on a Chip, doi: 10.1039/C7LC00812K
DOI See at publisher website PubMed View at PubMed
Article 4 Reads 9 Citations Not spreading in reverse: The dewetting of a liquid film into a single drop Andrew M. J. Edwards, Rodrigo Ledesma-Aguilar, Michael I. Ne... Published: 28 September 2016
Science Advances, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1600183
DOI See at publisher website PubMed View at PubMed ABS Show/hide abstract
Dewetting films are not the time reversal of spreading droplets.