A study of ion wind generator using parallel arranged electrode configuration for centrifugal flow mixer

Bui, Tung Thanh and Dinh, Thien Xuan and Tran, Canh-Dung and Duc, Trinh Chu and Dau, Van Thanh and UNSPECIFIED (2018) A study of ion wind generator using parallel arranged electrode configuration for centrifugal flow mixer. In: 22nd International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences , 11-15 Nov 2018, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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Abstract

Ion wind is recently applied in various research areas such as the biomedical engineering, microfluidic mixing and particle manipulation. In this work, a bipolar ion wind generator configured by parallel arranged electrodes is used for centrifugal mixing applications. With the proposed configuration, negative and positive ion winds are simultaneously generated, mixed and then neutralized by each other while travelling toward liquid surface. The efficiency of the device was investigated both computationally and experimentally. The mixing of liquid occurred in different ways when the system is activated by either direct or alternating currents. Furthermore, the mixing is dependent on the dimension of electrode tip.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: No evidence of copyright restrictions preventing deposit of Submitted version.
Faculty / Department / School: Current - Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences - School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2018 05:59
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2019 02:47
Uncontrolled Keywords: flow mixer, ion wind, parallel arranged
Fields of Research : 09 Engineering > 0915 Interdisciplinary Engineering > 091599 Interdisciplinary Engineering not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/35150

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