Quantitative Visualization of Dissolved Oxygen Concentration Field in Micro Flows using PtOEP/PS Membrane

마이크로 유동에서 PtOEP/PS 박막을 이용한 용존 산소 농도장의 정량적 가시화

  • 송대헌 (부산대학교 대학원 기계공학부) ;
  • 김현동 (부산대학교 대학원 기계공학부) ;
  • 김경천 (부산대학교 기계공학부)
  • Received : 2010.12.10
  • Accepted : 2010.03.24
  • Published : 2011.03.31


It is highly needed to measure the dissolved oxygen (DO) concentration field in water for a variety of purposes such as biological, industrial, environmental monitoring and medical application. Application of PSP (Pressure Sensitive Paint) which is sensitive to oxygen concentration has been carried out to measure DO concentration field using PtOEP/PS film and intensity based method under the UV-LEDs illumination. A micro round water jet having 100% of DO was obliquely impinged on to a PtOEP/PS film coated plate placed in a 0% of DO water container. DO concentration fields on the impinging plate were quantitatively visualized with a $2.94\;{\mu}m$ of spatial resolution. Through pixel-by-pixel calibration, uncertainty of each pixel by different sensitivity, different dye concentration and non-uniformity of illumination was removed. It is demonstrated that the high DO concentration region was coincided with the impingement area. The DO concentration gradient due to DO diffusion was affected by Reynolds number.


Supported by : 한국연구재단


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