Funct. Mater. 2015; 22 (1): 100-104.

Vortex flows in acid solutions of lithium dihydrogen phosphate in a crystal growth unit

A.N.Iurchenko, K.N.Kulik, A.P.Voronov, G.N.Babenko

Institute for Single Crystals, STC ″Institute for Single Crystals″, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 60 Lenin Ave., 61001 Kharkiv, Ukraine


The characteristic properties of vortex flow induced by an external source under certain boundary conditions are established. Experimentally obtained are the data on the vortex size depending on the power of the source. The analytically established dependence is in agreement with the experimental data.

lithium dihydrogen phosphate, crystal growth, vortex flow, stirring rate, Reynolds number, mass transfer.

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