CaltechAUTHORS
  A Caltech Library Service

Effect of spatial inhomogeneities on the rate of homogeneous nucleation in systems with aerosol particles

Stern, Jennifer E. and Wu, Jin-Jwang and Flagan, Richard C. and Seinfeld, John H. (1986) Effect of spatial inhomogeneities on the rate of homogeneous nucleation in systems with aerosol particles. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 110 (2). pp. 533-543. ISSN 0021-9797 . http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20150630-165408412

Full text is not posted in this repository. Consult Related URLs below.

Use this Persistent URL to link to this item: http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20150630-165408412

Abstract

The presence of growing particles in a system leads to spatial inhomogeneities in the vapor concentration. The effect of these spatial variations on the rate of formation of new particles by homogeneous nucleation is examined theoretically using a cell model. Results indicate that the presence of these inhomogeneities in systems both with and without initial aerosol has generally little effect on the final number concentration of particles following a nucleation "event."


Item Type:Article
Related URLs:
URLURL TypeDescription
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0021-9797(86)90406-6DOIArticle
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0021979786904066PublisherArticle
ORCID:
AuthorORCID
Flagan, Richard C.0000-0001-5690-770X
Seinfeld, John H.0000-0003-1344-4068
Additional Information:© 1986 Academic Press. Received June 10, 1985; accepted September 4, 1985. This work was supported by National Science Foundation Grant ATM-8208625 and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory by the U.S. Dept. of Energy.
Funders:
Funding AgencyGrant Number
NSFATM-8208625
JPLUNSPECIFIED
Department of Energy (DOE)UNSPECIFIED
Record Number:CaltechAUTHORS:20150630-165408412
Persistent URL:http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20150630-165408412
Usage Policy:No commercial reproduction, distribution, display or performance rights in this work are provided.
ID Code:58718
Collection:CaltechAUTHORS
Deposited By: Irina Meininger
Deposited On:10 Aug 2015 16:16
Last Modified:22 Sep 2017 18:50

Repository Staff Only: item control page