P18084: Microfluidics - Laminar Flow Mixing
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Imagine RIT

Welcome to P18084's public wikispace. Here you can read further about our project, beyond what is detailed by our ImagineRIT exbihit. Thank you for your interest.

The full poster can be found here.

Bubble Nucleation Testing

Diagram of strobe-delay with short delay

Diagram of strobe-delay with short delay

Diagram of strobe-delay with long delay

Diagram of strobe-delay with long delay

These diagrams demonstrate the theory behind what the camera will see in the stroboscopic system.

Slicing out 1 frame from each delay-stage allows a 1us-per-frame video to be compiled – this is equivalent to 1 million frames-per-second of real-time video.

Stitched 1us per frame video of bubble formation and collapse

Stitched 1us per frame video of bubble formation and collapse

Filmstrip of still frames of different bubble stages

Filmstrip of still frames of different bubble stages

Mixing/Particle Visualization Videos

The below videos illustrate the observed degree of mixing for given bubble pulse conditions.

Video taken with the resistor off

Video taken with the resistor on