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Acoustic cavitation, bubble dynamics and sonoluminescence.

Drittes Physikalisches Institut, Universität Göttingen, Friedrich-Hund-Platz 1, D-37077 Göttingen, Germany.
Ultrasonics Sonochemistry (Impact Factor: 4.32). 05/2007; 14(4):484-91. DOI: 10.1016/j.ultsonch.2006.09.017
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ABSTRACT Basic facts on the dynamics of bubbles in water are presented. Measurements on the free and forced radial oscillations of single spherical bubbles and their acoustic (shock waves) and optic (luminescence) emissions are given in photographic series and diagrams. Bubble cloud patterns and their dynamics and light emission in standing acoustic fields are discussed.

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