Behaviors of Crystallization for Osmotic Pressure under Microwave Irradiation


We studied chemical garden in order to investigate precipitation behavior for osmotic pressure under microwave irradiation. The salt concentration and microwave irradiation power were varied. Microwave irradiation induced release of osmotic pressure and change of precipitation pattern because polar molecules vibrate and rotate in an electromagnetic field. For example, the width of precipitation increased and the number of rapture of the membrane decreased due to the release of osmotic pressure by the irradiation. Accordingly, microwave irradiation accelerated the diffusion of ionic molecules through the membrane.

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Nakata, R. and Asakuma, Y. (2015) Behaviors of Crystallization for Osmotic Pressure under Microwave Irradiation. Journal of Crystallization Process and Technology, 5, 9-14. doi: 10.4236/jcpt.2015.51002.

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