Two-stage ultrasonic atomization of liquid using a new sprinkle approach

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Abstract

Ultrasonic atomizers are capable of producing aerosols with narrow droplet size distribution. Formation of plume and splashes in the liquid are major concerns with the ultrasonic atomizers. In this study, we aimed at developing a two-stage atomization technique to resolve those issues associated with common ultrasonic atomizers. This new spray solution is designed with a cost-effective swirl-assisted sprinkling stage followed by a sonication stage using an ultrasonic atomizer. Reduction in the splashes and complete elimination of plume were accomplished, while using this new technique. This method could find use in various applications in fields such as medical devices, air filtration, fueling and gas treatment systems.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIUS 2020 - International Ultrasonics Symposium, Proceedings
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781728154480
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 Sep 2020
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventIEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium - Las Vegas, United States
Duration: 7 Sep 202011 Sep 2020

Publication series

NameIEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium
PublisherIEEE
ISSN (Print)1948-5719
ISSN (Electronic)1948-5727

Conference

ConferenceIEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium
Abbreviated titleIUS
CountryUnited States
CityLas Vegas
Period07/09/202011/09/2020
OtherVirtual conference

Keywords

  • Aerosols
  • Atomizer design
  • Spray
  • Ultrasonic atomization

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