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Chinese Science Bulletin

, Volume 52, Issue 14, pp 1902–1905 | Cite as

A tubular focused sonochemistry reactor

  • Zhou GuangPing 
  • Liang ZhaoFeng Email author
  • Li ZhengZhong 
  • Zhang YiHui 
Articles Acoustics

Abstract

This paper presents a new sonochemistry reactor, which consists of a cylindrical tube with a certain length and piezoelectric transducers at tube’s end with the longitudinal vibration. The tube can effectively transform the longitudinal vibration into the radial vibration and thereby generates ultrasound. Furthermore, ultrasound can be focused to form high-intensity ultrasonic field inside tube. The reactor boasts of simple structure and its whole vessel wall can radiate ultrasound so that the electroacoustic transfer efficiency is high. The focused ultrasonic field provides good condition for sonochemical reaction. The length of the reactor can be up to 2 meters, and liquids can pass through it continuously, so it can be widely applied in liquid processing such as sonochemistry.

Keywords

sonochemistry reactor focusing cylindrical tube 

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© Science in China Press 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhou GuangPing 
    • 1
  • Liang ZhaoFeng 
    • 1
    Email author
  • Li ZhengZhong 
    • 1
  • Zhang YiHui 
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electronic EngineeringShenzhen PolytechnicShenzhenChina

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