Share This Article:

Electrochemical Oscillation Model in Electrohydrodynamic Fluid

Abstract Full-Text HTML XML Download Download as PDF (Size:495KB) PP. 14-19
DOI: 10.4236/ojpc.2013.31003    4,205 Downloads   6,676 Views   Citations

ABSTRACT

In electrohydrodynamic phenomena, rhythmic oscillations of current under ac electric fields were observed in dielectric liquid, C4F9OCH3 (Abe et al., Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. (2010)). The oscillations of current and static pressure depended extensively on surface conditions of the electrodes, where an electric double layer on the surface of electrodes is sensitive to its smoothness. The characteristic frequency of current was defined by a crossover point on the power spectrum. This is based on non-synchronization with external ac fields above the critical frequency of current. Simulations are carried out using feedback loop including two-dimensional diffusion process. The observed crossover point on the power spectrum is reproducible qualitatively in the simulations.

Conflicts of Interest

The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

Cite this paper

H. Abe, Y. Imai and R. Goto, "Electrochemical Oscillation Model in Electrohydrodynamic Fluid," Open Journal of Physical Chemistry, Vol. 3 No. 1, 2013, pp. 14-19. doi: 10.4236/ojpc.2013.31003.

References

[1] H. Haken, “Synergetics-An Introduction, Nonequilibrium Phase Transition and Self-organization in Physics, Chemistry and Biology,” Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 1978.
[2] Y. Kuramoto, “Chemical Oscillations, Waves, and Turbulence,” Springer-Verlag, New York, 1984. doi:10.1126/science.1099390
[3] N. Q. Balaban, J. Merrin, R. Chait, L. Kowalik and S. Leibler, “Bacterial Persistence as a Phenotypic Switch,” Science, Vol. 305, No. 5690, 2004, pp. 1622-1625. doi:10.1126/science.1099390
[4] A. Y. Mitrophanov and E. A. Groisman, “Positive Feedback in Cellular Control Systems,” Bioessays, Vol. 30, No. 6, 2008, pp. 542-555. doi:10.1002/bies.20769
[5] J. R. Melcher, “Continuum Electromechanics,” MIT Press, Cambrige, 1981.
[6] O. M. Stuetzer, “Ion Drag Pumps,” Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 31, No. 2, 1960, pp. 136-146. doi:10.1063/1.1702592
[7] S. I. Jeong and J. Seyed-Yagoobi, “Experimental Study of Electrohydrodynamic Pumping through Conduction Phenomenon,” Journal of Electrostatics, Vol. 56, No. 2, 2002, pp. 123-133. doi:10.1016/S0304-3886(02)00058-X
[8] Y. Feng and J. Seyed-Yagoobi, “Understanding of Electrohydrodynamic Conduction Pumping Phenomenon,” Physics of Fluids, Vol. 16, No. 7, 2004, pp. 2432-2441. doi:10.1063/1.1739782
[9] J. Seyed-Yagoobi, “Electrohydrodynamic Pumping of Dielectric Liquids,” Journal of Electrostatics, Vol. 63, No. 6-10, 2005, pp. 861-869.
[10] H. Abe, Y. Imai, Y. Michishita, Y. Yamashita and Y. Sasaki, “Electrochemical Oscillation in Electrohydrodynamic Fluid,” Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 49, No. 7, 2010, pp. 41603-41605. doi:10.1143/JJAP.49.041603

  
comments powered by Disqus

Copyright © 2018 by authors and Scientific Research Publishing Inc.

Creative Commons License

This work and the related PDF file are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.