Sonoluminescence quenching by organic acids in aqueous solution: pH and frequency effects

GJ Price*, M Ashokkumar, Tim Cowan, F Grieser

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Abstract

The quenching of sonoluminescence from aqueous solutions by acrylic and methacrylic acids is dependent on whether the acid is ionised in solution, as controlled by the pH, but also by the frequency of ultrasound used.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1740-1741
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number16
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Aug 2002
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • SONOCHEMISTRY
  • DEGRADATION
  • ULTRASOUND
  • CHEMISTRY
  • WATER
  • INITIATION
  • ALCOHOL
  • BASES

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