Pervaporation versus Evaporation

  • Karl W. BöddekerEmail author


Quote: In the course of some experiments on dialyzation, my assistant, Mr. C. W. Eberlein, called my attention to the fact that a liquid in a collodion bag, which was suspended in the air, evaporated, although the bag was tightly closed. This is the original observation reported by Kober in 1917 (Chap.  8, Ref. [12]). Collodion is cellulose nitrate, permeable to water (Sect.  7.1). A parallel to the loss of water through packaging film or, for that matter, contact lenses comes to mind.



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.EmdenGermany
  2. 2.Technische Universität Hamburg (TUHH)HamburgGermany

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