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TitleExperimental study of acoustic streaming phenomenon generated by piezoelectric transducers
Author(s)Catarino, Susana Oliveira
Silva, Luís Rebelo
Miranda, J. M.
Lanceros-Méndez, S.
Minas, Graça
Acoustic streaming
Issue date22-Jul-2012
PublisherInstituto de Engenharia Mecânica e Gestão Industrial (INEGI)
Abstract(s)The presented work is a study of acoustic microagitation, based on piezoelectric transducers, for being applied in microfluidic devices to promote mixing. The study comprises an experimental verification, by microscopy, of this phenomenon. It can be observed that the excitation of the PZT and β-PVDF piezoelectric transducers generates the fluid movement and creates patterns of recirculation, accelerating the mixing of fluids
TypeConference paper
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Appears in Collections:CAlg - Artigos em livros de atas/Papers in proceedings
DEI - Artigos em atas de congressos internacionais

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