Acoustic cavitation in water under rare gas atmosphere

Yoshio Nagata, Hiroshi Okuno, Yoshiteru Mizukoshi, Yasuaki Maeda

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The results of the sonolysis of water and aqueous 2-methyl-2-propanol under a rare gas atmosphere suggest that increasing the solubility of the rare gas in water significantly enhances the rate of sonolysis but their thermal conductivity does not significantly affect the temperature of the cavitation bubbles.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)142-143
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes

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