Subwoofer and nanotube butterfly acoustic flame extinction

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Aliev, Ali E.; Mayo, Nathanael K.; Baughman, Ray H.; Mills, Brent T.; Habtour, Ed;
  • Subject: flame control | Condensed Matter Physics | Acoustics and Ultrasonics | acoustic waves | Surfaces, Coatings and Films | Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials | thermoacoustics | flame extinction
    arxiv: Physics::Fluid Dynamics | Physics::Chemical Physics

Nonchemical flame control using acoustic waves from a subwoofer and a lightweight carbon nanotube thermoacoustic projector was demonstrated. The intent was to manipulate flame intensity, direction and propagation. The mechanisms of flame suppression using low frequency ... View more
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