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Title: Two-dimensional fluid droplet arrays generated using a single nozzle

Abstract

Amplitudes of drive pulses received by a horizontally-placed dropper determine the horizontal displacements of droplets relative to an ejection aperture of the dropper. The drive pulses are varied such that the dropper generates a two-dimensional array of vertically-falling droplets. Vertical and horizontal interdroplet spacings may be varied in real time. Applications include droplet analysis experiments such as Millikan fractional charge searches and aerosol characterization, as well as material deposition applications.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (Redwood City, CA)
  2. (Palo Alto, CA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC), Menlo Park, CA
OSTI Identifier:
872622
Patent Number(s):
5975682
Application Number:
08/908333
Assignee:
Board of Trustees of Leland Standford Junior University (Standford, CA) SLAC
DOE Contract Number:  
AC03-76SF00515
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
two-dimensional; fluid; droplet; arrays; generated; single; nozzle; amplitudes; drive; pulses; received; horizontally-placed; dropper; determine; horizontal; displacements; droplets; relative; ejection; aperture; varied; generates; array; vertically-falling; vertical; interdroplet; spacings; time; applications; analysis; experiments; millikan; fractional; charge; searches; aerosol; characterization; material; deposition; two-dimensional array; pulses received; drive pulses; horizontal displacement; horizontal displacements; fluid droplet; droplets relative; dimensional array; ejection aperture; /347/239/

Citation Formats

Lee, Eric R., and Perl, Martin L. Two-dimensional fluid droplet arrays generated using a single nozzle. United States: N. p., 1999. Web.
Lee, Eric R., & Perl, Martin L. Two-dimensional fluid droplet arrays generated using a single nozzle. United States.
Lee, Eric R., and Perl, Martin L. Tue . "Two-dimensional fluid droplet arrays generated using a single nozzle". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/872622.
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abstractNote = {Amplitudes of drive pulses received by a horizontally-placed dropper determine the horizontal displacements of droplets relative to an ejection aperture of the dropper. The drive pulses are varied such that the dropper generates a two-dimensional array of vertically-falling droplets. Vertical and horizontal interdroplet spacings may be varied in real time. Applications include droplet analysis experiments such as Millikan fractional charge searches and aerosol characterization, as well as material deposition applications.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1999},
month = {11}
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