Journal of Statistical Physics

, Volume 78, Issue 1–2, pp 161–167 | Cite as

Acoustic gas slip induced by surface waves

  • O. E. Aleksandrov
  • V. D. Seleznev


A boundary kinetic effect has been predicted on the basis of a model of interaction between Rayleigh surface acoustic waves (SAW) and a gas. The effect resembles some classic boundary effects such as thermal or diffusion gas slip. The functional dependence of the effect on gas and SAW parameters is presented. The slip phenomenon takes place due to angular restrictions of the scattered gas molecules because of the deformation of the solid surface.

Key Words

Surface acoustic waves acoustic flow acoustic slip 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • O. E. Aleksandrov
    • 1
  • V. D. Seleznev
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Molecular PhysicsUral Polytechnical InstituteEkaterinburg K-2Russia

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