Mechanics of collapsing cavitation bubbles

Leen van Wijngaarden

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A brief survey is given of the dynamical phenomena accompanying the collapse of cavitation bubbles. The discussion includes shock waves, microjets and the various ways in which collapsing bubbles produce damage.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)524-527
Number of pages4
JournalUltrasonics sonochemistry
Publication statusPublished - 8 Apr 2016


  • Cavitation
  • Bubbles
  • Microjets

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