The conditions under which a corona discharge in air can be used to obtain a series of charged monodispersed drops of a dielectric liquid are studied. The charge on the drops, which is characterized by the output current, can be varied over wide limits depending on the position of the jet in the interelectrode space and the voltage of the electrodes. It was confirmed experimentally and numerically that it is best to precharge the cylindrical part of the jet in the field of the corona and then to separate the jet into charged drops by the method of induced capillary decomposition.
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Blazhenkov, V.V., Grigor'eva, L.D. & Motin, A.I. Monodispersed decomposition of charged jets of dielectrics. Journal of Engineering Physics 58, 728–732 (1990). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00872726
- Statistical Physic
- Output Current
- Corona Discharge
- Wide Limit
- Cylindrical Part