Heterogeneous Condensation on Nanoparticle

  • Sergey P. Fisenko
  • Manabu Shimada
  • Kikuo Okuyama

Vapor condensation on nanoparticle with radius smaller than the Kelvin radius is considered as fluctuation or as the heterogeneous nucleation. The expression for steady-state heterogeneous nucleation rate is obtained.

Keywords The Kelvin radius, core-shell structure, heterogeneous nucleation rate


Heterogeneous Nucleation Vapor Condensation Vapor Supersaturation Solid Nanoparticle Shell Radius 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sergey P. Fisenko
    • 1
  • Manabu Shimada
    • 2
  • Kikuo Okuyama
    • 2
  1. 1.A.V. Luikov Heat& Mass Transfer InstituteNational Academy of SciencesBelarus
  2. 2.Graduate School of EngineeringHiroshima UniversityJapan

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