The characterisation of small water droplets for assessing surface cleaning
Riemer, O (1999) The characterisation of small water droplets for assessing surface cleaning. In: 1st International Conference and General Meeting of the European-Society-for-Precision-Engineering and Nanotechnology, Bremen, GERMANY, MAY 31-JUN 04, 1999. Published in: PRECISION ENGINEERING, NANOTECHNOLOGY, VOL. 2 pp. 399-402.Full text not available from this repository.
This paper considers the practical reliability of surface cleanliness assessment based on the measurement of the spread (diameter) of microlitre droplets of pure water on "clean" soda-lime-silicate glass surfaces. Gravitational distortion of water droplets and droplet shape change due to evaporation were studied with the aid of a WYKO NT2000 interferometer microscope coupled to a TV video recorder. The authors conclude that for most practical purposes the method is acceptable, provided that measurement is based on droplet diameter.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TS Manufactures
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
|Journal or Publication Title:||PRECISION ENGINEERING, NANOTECHNOLOGY, VOL. 2|
|Publisher:||SHAKER VERLAG GMBH|
|Editor:||McKeown, P and Corbett, J and Bonis, M and Sartori, S and Kunzmann, H and Weck, M and Brinksmeier, E and Preub, W|
|Number of Pages:||4|
|Page Range:||pp. 399-402|
|Title of Event:||1st International Conference and General Meeting of the European-Society-for-Precision-Engineering and Nanotechnology|
|Location of Event:||Bremen, GERMANY|
|Date(s) of Event:||MAY 31-JUN 04, 1999|
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