Polyacrylamide beads measured with RT-DC at different flow rates

Polyacrylamide hydrogel beads from the same production batch were measured with real-time deformability cytometry (RT-DC) at different flow rates (0.04, 0.08, and 0.12 µL/s). The beads were designed to have a Young's modulus of approximately 4.3 ± 1.5 kPa. These measurements were used to illustrate the correction of systematic errors for the computation of the Young's modulus in RT-DC (figure 10 in [1]). The reservoir measurement was added for the sake of completeness. The files were converted from the .tdms file format to the .rtdc file format using DCKit 0.10.0 [2] and dclab 0.27.8 [3].

Before analysis, the data should be filtered for porosity (1.0 < area_ratio < 1.1) and deformation (0 < deform < 0.035). This is necessary, because events were not always detected correctly (incorrect contour data) due to lack of imaging contrast.

[1] Christoph Herold. Mapping of Deformation to Apparent Young’s Modulus in Real-Time Deformability Cytometry. ArXiv e-prints 1704.00572 [cond-mat.soft], 2017. arXiv:1704.00572v1.
[2] https://github.com/ZELLMECHANIK-DRESDEN/DCKit
[3] https://github.com/ZellMechanik-Dresden/dclab

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Last Updated September 27, 2023, 15:13 (+0200)
Created September 16, 2020, 18:02 (+0200)
Authors Paul Müller, Christoph Herold, Maik Herbig, Jochen Guck
DOI 10.6084/m9.figshare.12721436.v1
References arXiv:1704.00572 https://github.com/ZELLMECHANIK-DRESDEN/DCKit https://github.com/ZellMechanik-Dresden/dclab
License Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication
Dataset ID c7a98a04-4e0a-98a7-fb0b-eca379d1f219