By CJM van Rijn
Nano and Micro Engineered Membrane Technology is set Nano and micro engineered membrane know-how, an rising new technological zone in membrane expertise. capability purposes conceal a vast spectrum of technology, similar to micro and nano filtration, gasoline separation, optics and nanophotonics, catalysis, microbiology, managed drug supply, nanopatterning, micro touch printing, atomisation, move stream emulsification, and so on. a quick evaluation of filtration membranes and pore constructions is gifted in bankruptcy 1 and within the next bankruptcy 2 an outline is gifted of traditional micro perforation equipment, like laser drilling, electroforming, precision etching and so on. With micro engineering concepts (chapter 3), originating from the semiconductor undefined, it's really effortless to downscale and shape submicron pores (down to a hundred nm) utilizing photolithographic equipment, with e.g. touch mask and wafer steppers. In bankruptcy four a few simple fluid mechanics regarding fluid circulate in conducts and unmarried and a number of orifices is gifted overlaying analytical tools in addition to computational fluid dynamics. a lot attempt has been installed energy and greatest strain load research (chapter five) of perforated and unperforated membranes. New analytical expressions have been got that have been validated via a few desktop simulations and plenty of experiments. A separate bankruptcy (chapter 6) has been dedicated to the pioneering paintings of producing polymeric perforated membranes as a result of its power destiny budget friendly impression. huge scale microfiltration functions on e.g. skim milk and lager beer are offered in bankruptcy 7, while in bankruptcy eight a micro scale Lab-on-a-Chip microfiltration/fractionation demonstrator is discussed.
Nanotechnology and nano engineered membranes is the interesting subject of bankruptcy nine, with average examples as nanopatterning, nanophotonics and nanomembrane know-how. This ebook closes with novel pioneering functions on atomization (chapter 10) for deep pulmonary inhale and pass move emulsification (chapter eleven) for the producing of e.g. practical meals and nano/micro emulsions.
- Overview at the implementation of nano and micro engineering concepts in membrane technological know-how; that is an upcoming new cross-road technology
- Demonstration of feasibility with recognize to micro and nano filtration, fuel separation, photonic constructions, catalysis, microbiology, managed drug supply, nanopatterning, micro touch printing, atomisation and emulsification techniques
- Informative introductions with principles of thumb for fluid circulation in micro channels, strain energy of skinny supported perforated and unperforated membranes, silicon micro machining concepts, membrane filtration expertise, Rayleigh breakup and cross-flow emulsification