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Ultrasonic activated stream cleaning of a range of materials

Ultrasonic activated stream cleaning of a range of materials
Ultrasonic activated stream cleaning of a range of materials
Despite decades of routine use (starting from the industrial setting but now also with domestic products available), ultrasonic cleaning faces technical challenges that have never been overcome, and the root of many of these lies with an understanding of the interaction between the bubble population and the sound field. Ultrasonically Activated Stream (UAS) technology is designed to produce ultrasonic cleaning, and in this paper it does so for scenarios for which an ultrasonic cleaning bath would be unsuitable, e.g., removing key contaminants (such as biofilms) from delicate substrates (tissues, etc.), without damaging that substrate.
Tissue engineering, Biofilms, Contaminants, Acoustic waves
0001-4966
3868
Leighton, Tim
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Secker, Thomas
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Dolder, Craig
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Voegeli, David
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Keevil, William
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Leighton, Tim
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Dolder, Craig
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Voegeli, David
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Leighton, Tim, Secker, Thomas, Dolder, Craig, Voegeli, David and Keevil, William (2017) Ultrasonic activated stream cleaning of a range of materials. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 141 (5), 3868. (doi:10.1121/1.4988650).

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Abstract

Despite decades of routine use (starting from the industrial setting but now also with domestic products available), ultrasonic cleaning faces technical challenges that have never been overcome, and the root of many of these lies with an understanding of the interaction between the bubble population and the sound field. Ultrasonically Activated Stream (UAS) technology is designed to produce ultrasonic cleaning, and in this paper it does so for scenarios for which an ultrasonic cleaning bath would be unsuitable, e.g., removing key contaminants (such as biofilms) from delicate substrates (tissues, etc.), without damaging that substrate.

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Published date: May 2017
Keywords: Tissue engineering, Biofilms, Contaminants, Acoustic waves

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Local EPrints ID: 416018
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/416018
ISSN: 0001-4966
PURE UUID: 8d1a046c-aae1-4fe9-b78a-1c3e7ef978fe
ORCID for Tim Leighton: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-1649-8750
ORCID for Craig Dolder: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-0817-326X
ORCID for David Voegeli: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-3457-7177
ORCID for William Keevil: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-1917-7706

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Date deposited: 30 Nov 2017 17:30
Last modified: 18 Feb 2021 17:25

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