Cavitation Bubbles

Some articles on cavitation bubbles, bubble:

Mantis Shrimp - Classification and The Claw
... Because they strike so rapidly, they generate cavitation bubbles between the appendage and the striking surface ... The collapse of these cavitation bubbles produces measurable forces on their prey in addition to the instantaneous forces of 1,500 newtons that are caused by the impact of the appendage ... The snap can also produce sonoluminescence from the collapsing bubble ...
Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy - How It Works
... The length of gap between pulses is also controlled to allow cavitation bubbles to disperse minimizing tissue damage ... The successive shock wave pressure pulses result in direct shearing forces, as well as cavitation bubbles surrounding the stone, which fragment the stones into smaller pieces that then can easily pass ... The shock waves themselves, as well as cavitation bubbles formed by the agitation of the urine medium, can lead to capillary damage, renal parenchymal or ...

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