V. Gómez 1, F.J. Alguacil2, M. Alonso2

  • 1 Instituto de Nanociencia de Aragón (INA), Edificio I+D, c/Mariano Esquillor s/n, 50018 Zaragoza, Spain
  • 2 National Center for Metallurgical Research (CENIM-CSIC), Avenida Gregorio del Amo, 8. 28040 Madrid, Spain

Received: January 10, 2012
Revised: March 10, 2012
Accepted: March 10, 2012
Download Citation: ||https://doi.org/10.4209/aaqr.2012.01.0009  

  • Download: PDF


Cite this article:
Gómez, V., Alguacil, F. and Alonso, M. (2012). Deposition of Aerosol Particles below 10 nm on a Mixed Screen-Type Diffusion Battery. Aerosol Air Qual. Res. 12: 457-462. https://doi.org/10.4209/aaqr.2012.01.0009


 

ABSTRACT


Experimental characterization of a mixed screen-type diffusion battery has been made by using monodisperse neutral particles with diameter below 10 nm. The diffusion battery contained two “composite” grids, each of them consisting of a gold screen sandwiched between two Aluminium screens. The equivalent fiber diameter of the composite grid was obtained by fitting the experimental penetration data for uncharged particles to the Cheng-Yeh model. Once the equivalent or effective fiber diameter is known, the fan filter model of Cheng and Yeh allows accurate prediction of particle penetration through the mixed-screen type diffusion battery.


Keywords: Nanoparticle; Diffusion; Wire screen; Single fiber efficiency; Equivalent fiber diameter


Share this article with your colleagues 

 

Subscribe to our Newsletter 

Aerosol and Air Quality Research has published over 2,000 peer-reviewed articles. Enter your email address to receive latest updates and research articles to your inbox every second week.

7.3
2022CiteScore
 
 
77st percentile
Powered by
Scopus
 
   SCImago Journal & Country Rank

2022 Impact Factor: 4.0
5-Year Impact Factor: 3.4

Aerosol and Air Quality Research partners with Publons

CLOCKSS system has permission to ingest, preserve, and serve this Archival Unit
CLOCKSS system has permission to ingest, preserve, and serve this Archival Unit

Aerosol and Air Quality Research (AAQR) is an independently-run non-profit journal that promotes submissions of high-quality research and strives to be one of the leading aerosol and air quality open-access journals in the world. We use cookies on this website to personalize content to improve your user experience and analyze our traffic. By using this site you agree to its use of cookies.