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Ultrasonics Index Page


INDEX to ULTRASONICS

PLEASE NOTE:  If some internal links refuse to work,
please click on Back and scroll down.

[Please also note the alternative spelling of American usage "homogenize"
vis-à-vis the British usage "homogenise", etc.]

note-rt.gif - it was my original intention to use the main "home" or "index" page of this site for this purpose but the coverage of ultrasonics has become too extensive and complex even for me to follow; thus this more-detailed index, which is in two forms.  The first part is a straight-forward index of the ultrasonics pages, brought forward from the site index page and amplified.  The second part is a linked alphabetical index to all or most of the terms used herein.

Note also that I shall NOT add new.gif or rev.gif icons as I add links; they will be self-evident.  I shall, however, add the icons when new material is added or when revisions are made.

This Ultrasonics Index Page

On the main Ultrasonics Page:
    Applications List.
    Keywords (Applications) Index - moved from Page 3 on 12 Feb 2000.
    Probe-type Ultrasonic Processing Equipment.
    Brain Storming - bright ideas, pipe dreams, pie-in-the-sky?

On Ultrasonics Page A (the next page - created 19 Apr 2001):
  ULTRASONIC PROCESSING
    Power vs.Intensity.
    AL-1C - "CONDENSED GUIDE TO ULTRASONIC PROCESSING"
        (A Layperson's Explanation of a Complex Letterhead)
            moved from this page on 05 Jan 2002.
    AL-1P - "A POPULARIZED GUIDE TO ULTRASONIC PROCESSING".
        (A Non-Technical Explanation of a Complicated Letterhead)
            moved from this page on 19 Apr 2001}.
    Failure Modes in Horns.
    Ultrasonic Soldering, Galvanizing, etc..

On Ultrasonics Page 1:
    AL-1V - "A POPULARIZED GUIDE TO ULTRASONIC CAVITATION"
        (A Non-Technical Explanation of "Cold Boiling"
            moved from this page 12 Feb 2000).
    Degassing (Applications Monograph AM-7)
    TUBULAR HORNS (Radial Radiators).
    CARE of TIPS (Radiating Faces).
    ULTRASONIC DEGASSING.

On Ultrasonics Page 1A (the next page - rearranged 12 Feb 00):
    AL-4 - AMPLITUDE MEASUREMENT.
    Free Bubbling.
    Bubble Entrapment.
    Extenders.
    Call for Contributions for Book.

On Ultrasonics Page 2:
    More on Cavitation.
    AL-2 - "ULTRASONICS AND FINE PARTICLES -
        BENEFICIATION OF SLURRIES AND FINE-PARTICLE SUSPENSIONS
        [CERAMICS, COAL & ORES, COATINGS, COLUMN PACKINGS,

SINTERING, SLIPS].

On Ultrasonics Page 3:
    AM-1 - "ULTRASONIC STERILIZATION and DISINFECTION".
    UM-1 - "ULTRASONICS, HEARING, and HEALTH"
    Ultrasonics and Living Organisms
    Keywords (Applications) Index - moved to this main page 12 Feb 2000.
    What's New?
    Continuous Flow Cells [moved from the main page to page 3
        and then to page 8 on 24 May 2007]

On Ultrasonics Page 4:
    Dissolution.
    Foaming and Aerosoling - moved 28 May 2002 from Page 1A
        and moved again to Page 4a on 10 Oct 2004.
    Ultrasonic Propulsion (Propulsive Force) - Moving Material - moved to Page 4a on 10 Oct 2004.
    Ultrasonic Fountains - Atomization, Nebulization, Humidification,
        Misting, Particle Creation and Sizing - moved to Page 4a on 10 Oct 2004.
    Ultrasonics and Nuclear Fusion.
    Boosters (Booster Horns).
    Quick Links for Ultrasonic Probe Manufacturers (moved 10 Jul 2002).

On Ultrasonics Page 4a:
    Threshold of Cavitation.
    Blanketing
    Foaming and Aerosoling - moved 28 May 2002 from Page 1A
        and moved again to Page 4a on 10 Oct 2004.
    Ultrasonic Propulsion (Propulsive Force) - Moving Material - moved to Page 4a on 10 Oct 2004.
    Ultrasonic Fountains - Atomization, Nebulization, Humidification,
        Misting, Particle Creation and Sizing - moved to Page 4a on 10 Oct 2004.
    More about Probe-type Ultrasonic Processing Equipment.
        Frequency.
        Cooling Samples.

On Ultrasonics Page 5:
    Ultrasonic Whistles (Nozzles, Atomizers, Nebulizers).
    Ultrasonic Probe Atomizers.
    The Use of Ultrasonic Probes in Fuel Research

On Ultrasonics Page 6:
    Flow Through Horns.
    Explosion Resistance.
    ULTRASOUND - Sonar, Imaging, NDT/NDI/NDE, and HIFU.
        including Railroads and Ultrasonics.   new.gif (25 Mar 2016)
    Quacks and Failures in Ultrasonics.

On Ultrasonics Page 7:
    EXTENDERS AND SAPPHIRE TIPS.
    ULTRASONIC DEBURRING.

On Ultrasonics Page 8:
    Continuous Flow Cells [moved from the main page to page 3
        and then to page 8 on 24 May 2007]
    The Use of Ultrasonic Probes in Fuel Research
        [moved from page 8 to page 5 on 06 Mar 2010]

On Ultrasonics Page 9:
    Ultrasonic Processing of Molten Metals new (18 Jan 2014)
    Bubble Point Test
    Apparent Viscosity   new (18 Jan 2014)

SONOCHEMISTRY   new (03 Feb 2012)

On the Magnetostrictive Ultrasonics Page:
  Magnetostriction.
  Giant Magnetostrictive Materials

On the Ultrasonic Cleaning Page:
    ULTRASONIC CLEANING {in process}.
    Pocketing.   listingadded (29 Jun 2014)
    Transducers.
    Immersible Transducers.
    What's New?

On Ultrasonic Cleaning Continuation Page 1:
        Calibration of Ultrasonic Cleaning Tanks.
        MAGNETOSTRICTIVE TRANSDUCERS -
            moved from main Ultrasonic Cleaning page on 13 Feb 2005.
        APPLICATION PAPER AP-3 - SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR CLEANING JEWELRY,
            CLOISONNÉ, ETC., IN HOME AND HOBBY USE.
            CLEANING SOLUTIONS
            DETERGENTS
            PRECAUTIONS
            SUGGESTIONS
            CLOISONNÉ On the ULTRASONICS GUIDANCE Page:
    Tips/Suggestions

On the ULTRASONICS GLOSSARY page:
    ULTRASONICS GLOSSARY {in process}.

ULTRASONICS BIBLIOGRAPHIES     (not necessarily current)

On Ultrasonics Bibliography - BIB-1 page:
    Reference Books on Acoustics, Vibration, and Sound.
Reference Books on Ultrasonics.
    General.
    Industrial Applications.
    Selected Medical Applications.
    Non-destructive Testing.
    Acoustical Holography.
    Underwater Sound.
    Transducers and Wave Guides.
    Ultrasonic Physics.

On Ultrasonics Bibliography - BIB-2 page:
Reference Books on Sonochemistry -
        Ultrasonic Cavitation and Chemical Reactions.
    Reviews on Sonochemistry.
    Homogenous Sonochemistry - Aqueous Solutions.
    Homogenous Sonochemistry - Non-aqueous Solutions and Homogenous Sonocatalysis.
    Heterogenous Sonochemistry - Depolymerization.
    Heterogenous Sonochemistry - Liquid-solid Reactions and Heterogenous Sonocatalysis.
    Sonochemistry - Not Otherwise Classified.
    Sonochemistry - Sonoluminescence.
    Sonochemistry - Optimization and Quantification of Cavitation.
    Sonochemistry - Physics of Cavitation.

On Ultrasonics Bibliography - BIB-3 page:
Selected Articles on Ultrasonics.
    General.
    Environmental.


Larry Crum's Cavitation Bubble

[image from University of Washington, Applied Physics Laboratory (Lawrence Crum, Ph.D.)
- bubble diameter approximately 1mm]


LINKED ALPHABETICAL ULTRASONICS INDEX
(and cross-indexed)

THIS IS A WORK IN PROGRESS - PLEASE BEAR WITH ME!

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LETTER KEYS:

(A) (B) (C) (D) (E) (F) (G) (H) (I) (J) (K) (L) (M)
(N) (O) (P) (Q) (R) (S) (T) (U) (V) (W) (X) (Y) (Z)

The very fact that a listing exists means that the subject is covered to some degree on this site; active links to the primary appearance/coverage will be added as time permits.

Note also that I shall NOT add new.gif or rev.gif icons as I add links; they will be self-evident.  I shall, however, add the icons when new material is added or when revisions are made.

A

Abatement
Ablation
Accelerating Reactions/Acceleration
Active Tank
Aerosol
Aerosol (Foaming)
Agglomeration
Agitation
Atomization
Atomisation (Br.)
Archaeology [potsherds, bone cleaning,
  selective erosion (serial number restoration)]

B

Back Driver
Bath
Beneficiation
Beneficiation of Ores
Biological cell disruption
Biological
Blanketing
Bleaching
Blending
Bonding
Bone Cleaning
Bubble Fusion
Burner, Oil

C

Cancer
Capacitors
Carburetion/Carburetor
Carburretion, Carburretor (Br.)
Casting
Catalysis
Cataract Removal
Catenoidal
Cautery
Cavitation
Cell, Continuous Flow
Cell Disruption Ceramics
Chemical Processing
Cleaning
Column Packing
Combustors
Compaction
Constructive and Destructive Testing (erosion, cleaning,
 accelerated corrosion and reaction)
Continuous Casting
Continuous Flow Cell
Convertor
Cooling.
Cooling
Crystal (in probe)
Crystal (in cleaner)
Cup Horn
Curing
Cutting

D

Deburring
Deagglomeration
Debridement of Wounds
Deflocculating
Defoaming
Degassing (Applications Monograph AM-7)
Degreasing
Degreasing
Dehydration
Dental Prophylaxis (scaling - tartar removal)
Destructive and Constructive Testing (erosion, cleaning,
 accelerated corrosion and reaction)
Detergency
Diathermy (deep heating)
Disaggregation
Dish Washing
Disintegration
Dispersion
Disruption
Dissociation
Dissolution
Drilling
Driver
Drying
Dysprosium.

E

Electronic Insulators
Electrostriction/Electrostrictive
Emulsification
Enhancement of Surfactancy and Detergency
Enhancement
Erosion
Evaporative Cooling
Exponential
Extender Tips
Extraction
Extruding

F

Fatigue Testing
Filtration Enhancement
Fine Ceramics
Fine Particle Dispersion
Flour
Flow Cell (Continuous)
Fluidization (Br. Fluidisation)
Foaming (sparging)
Food Dehydration
Forensics
Forging
Formimg
Fountain (Ultrasonic)
Fractionation
Frequency Frequency of Probes.
Frequency of Cleaners.
Front Driver
Full-Wave
Fusion

G

Gall Stones
Generator
Grain Refinement
Grinding

H

Half-Wave
Hertz (Hz)
HIFU (High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound)
Homogenisation (Br.)
Homogenization Horn
Humidification (lace, flour, Legionella)

I

Immersible Transducer
Inhalation Therapy
Insertion
Insulators

J

Joining

K

Kidney Stones
Kilohertz (KHz)

L

Lace
Laminated
Lanthanide
Legionella
Levitation
Liposuction
Liquids Processing
Lithotriptry (removal of liver, kidney, or gall stones)
Liver Stones
Lysis

M

Machining
Macrosonic
Magnetostriction/Magnetostrictive
Media
Medical Processing
Medical Ultrasound
Microtip
Mixing

N

NDI/NDE (non-destructive inspection/evaluation)
Nebulisation (Br.)
Nebulization (Ultrasonic)
Nuclear Fusion

O

Oil Burner
Ore Beneficiation

P

Packing Columns
Particle Handling
Particle Size Reduction
Phæcoemulsification (cataract removal)
Physical Processing
Piezoceramic
Piezomagnetic
Pollution Abatement
Porous Media
Potsherds
Power Supply
Printed Circuit Boards
Probe (Processing)
Processing
Processor
PZT
Prophylaxsis (dental)

Q

Quality Control (see Dissolution, Turbidity Measurement, etc.)

R

Radiating Surface
Reacting/Reaction
Refinement, Grain
Reflowing (hot melt adhesive)
Remediation
Resistors
Resonant Body
Restoration

S

Sapphire Tips
Scaling (dental)
Scission
Sealing
Separation
Serial Number Restoration
Sewing
Sinters
Size reduction
Skin Cancer Treatment
Soldering
Solids processing
Solubilisation (Br.)
Solubilization
Sonar
Sonic
Sones
Sonocatalysis   rev (03 Feb 2012)
Sonochemistry   rev (03 Feb 2012)
Sonoluminescence   rev (03 Feb 2012)
Sonolysis
Sonolysis
Sonotrode (European term for Ultrasonic Processing Probe)
Sparging
Spinning (Spin Casting)
Spray Drying
Spraying (Ultrasonic Atomization or Nebulization)
Stack
Staking
Static Casting
Step
Streaming
Subsonic
Supersonic
Surface Cleaning, Preparation, and Treatment
Surface Processing (as in cleaning)
Surface Wave Technology
Surfactancy
Surgery/Surgical Processing
Suspension

T

Tank
Tartar Removal
Terbium
TERFENOL-D
Testing, Constructive and Destructive (erosion, cleaning,
 accelerated corrosion and reaction)
Therapeutic Processing
Tip
Tissue Disruption
Tool
Toxic Waste Treatment
Transducer (probe)
Transducer (cleaner)
Turbidity Measurement

U

Ultrasonic
Ultrasound and Ultrasound - Sonar, Imaging (sonograms, mammograms), NDI/NDE, and HIFU/LIFU

V

Vapor Degreasing
Volume Reduction

W

Waste Treatment
Welding (metals, plastics)
Wounds

X

{No "X" listings as yet.}

Y

Ytterbium (see Terbium)

Z

{No "Z" listings as yet.}


Note also that I shall NOT add new.gif or rev.gif icons as I add links; they will be self-evident.  I shall, however, add the icons when new material is added or when revisions are made.

You can also use the Local Search Function, above.

THIS IS A WORK IN PROGRESS - PLEASE BEAR WITH ME!

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Call for Contributions

For the forthcoming book, "High-Intensity Ultrasonic Technology and Applications", on the application of power (high intensity) ultrasonics, the use of ultrasonic energy to change materials, I solicit input and refer you to the new Continuation Page 1 where details of this request have been moved.


The author gratefully acknowledges inclusion of these pages
in the former INTUTE: Science, Engineering and Technology
[previously EEVL - the Enhanced and Evaluated Virtual Library
The Internet Guide for Engineering, Mathematics and Computing
(previously the Edinburgh Engineering Virtual Library)
a service of Heriot-Watt University funded by JISC into 2010.]



LEGACY

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