Light from interior of bubbles and radicals reacting with luminol in a micro sonoreactor
What is it about?
We measured the light resulting from cavitation events (collapses of bubbles) and the luminescence of luminol reacting with radicals (as a result of water molecule breaking inside the bubbles when imploding).
Why is it important?
This is a method to extract information from the population of bubbles in a non-invasive way and without the need of fast imaging techniques. This was the first time that such sonochemical reactors were studied In microfluidic settings.
The following have contributed to this page: David Fernandez Rivas and Professor Sandra E Kentish