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Shock Focussing Effect in Medical Science and Sonoluminescence / Edition 1

Shock Focussing Effect in Medical Science and Sonoluminescence / Edition 1

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This interdisciplinary collection brings together the fundamental research in shock focusing and sonoluminescence. The authors report on their studies on shock focusing and related bubble dynamics, as well as their applications in medical science.

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ISBN-13: 9783642076367
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 12/07/2010
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2003
Pages: 226
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

1 The Shock-Wave Theory of Sonoluminescence.- 2 Upscaling Single-Bubble Sonoluminescence.- 3 Shock and Thermal Waves Emanating from a Sonoluminescing Gas Bubble.- 4 Destructive Action of Cavitation Bubbles Collapsing Near Boundaries.- 5 Shock Focusing in Sonoluminescing Gas Bubbles.- 6 Focusing of Shock Waves and Their Applications to Medicine.- 7 Mechanics of Stone Fragmentation in Extracorporeal Shock-Wave Lithotripsy.- 8 Pressure Pulses in Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy and Extracorporeal Shock Wave Pain Therapy.- 9 Extracorporeal Shock Waves: Bioeffects and Mechanisms of Action.

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