Cooking up bubbles to make tiny pumps
Swelling and shrinking bubbles may eventually act as tiny pumps to drive micromachines.
Yuan, H., and A. Prosperetti. 1998. Bubble-based pump for small channels. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 104(September):1770.
Johns Hopkins University
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Baltimore, MD 21218
From Science News, Vol. 154, No. 18, October 31, 1998, p.
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