Applications of Centrifugation

When taking into account the potential and limitations of sedimentation processes, centrifugation can be successfully applied and, in reality, is widely used for the separation of colloidal particles of very different character: inorganic, polymer and biological, and also for the separations of macromolecules. An example of the use of centrifugation is in Figure 15 which shows the zone of the coloured polyaniline particles focused from a bidisperse mixture with colourless silica particles. This focusing experiment was, indeed, intended not to separate the polyaniline particles from the silica particles of comparable size but to prove the existence of the focusing phenomenon under the given experimental conditions. However, the size separation of the particles using this phenomenon is real.

Solar Panel Basics

Solar Panel Basics

Global warming is a huge problem which will significantly affect every country in the world. Many people all over the world are trying to do whatever they can to help combat the effects of global warming. One of the ways that people can fight global warming is to reduce their dependence on non-renewable energy sources like oil and petroleum based products.

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