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Agglomeration and rapid ascent of microbubbles by ultrasonic irradiation.
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PMID:  21186134     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Microbubbles have some different characteristics from conventional bubbles. To apply the useful properties for gas-liquid contact operation in industry, however, a separate technology of microbubbles has to be realized. In this study, promotion of microbubble separation using ultrasound was proposed. By irradiating with ultrasound, milky white microbubbles suspended solution changed instantaneously to be clear. The interesting behavior of microbubbles observed in the ultrasonic field was investigated by microscopic and macroscopic visualizations. The rapid ascent of microbubbles was caused by their agglomeration, where the Bjerknes force of attraction and electrical repulsive force on microbubble surface acted. Ultrasonic irradiation into microbubble suspended solution was very useful for dynamic operation of microbubbles.
Authors:
Daisuke Kobayashi; Yoshiyuki Hayashida; Kazuki Sano; Koichi Terasaka
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2010-11-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ultrasonics sonochemistry     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1873-2828     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9433356     Medline TA:  Ultrason Sonochem     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Crown Copyright © 2010. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University, 3-14-1, Hiyoshi, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama 223-8522, Japan.
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