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Movies: Nucleate boiling in the low gravity environment of the KC-135 aircraft.

Single Bubble
Fluid: Saturated water
Gravity: 0.01g

Two Bubble Merger
Fluid: Saturated water
Gravity: 0.01g

Three Bubble Merger
Fluid: Saturated water
Gravity: 0.01g


Movies: Nucleate boiling in the low gravity environment of ISS.

Single Bubble
[Link]
Fluid: Subcooled Perfluro-n-Hexane
Gravity: 10-7g
ΔTw: 4-7 oC


Movies: Numerical simulation of boiling.

1) Single Bubble-Vertical Merger [Link]
    Fluid: Saturated water, earth normal gravity, wall superheat = 7 K, contact angle = 38.

2) Five Bubble Merger [Link]

Fluid: Saturated water, earth normal gravity, wall superheat = 7 K, contact angle = 54, spacing between cavities = 0.6 mm

3) Five Bubble Merger
[Link]
    Fluid: Saturated PF5060, low gravity g = 0.00001ge, wall superheat = 7 K, contact angle = 10, spacing between cavities = 20 mm, waiting time = 0.5 sec


Movies:

1) Bubble Comparison
[Link]


2)Bububle No Gravity Experiment [Link]

3)25 C' 1000 transition [Link]

4)25 oC 1050 transition [Link]

5)boil-0.01g [Link]

6)boil-1g [Link]

7)two-ng [Link]

8)ver-exp [Link]

9)ver-num [Link]

10)Video 13 [Link]

11)Video 14 [Link]

12)Video 15 [Link]

13)Video 16 [Link]

14)Video 17 [Link]

15)Video 18 [Link]

16)Video 19 [Link]

17)Video 20 [Link]

18)Video 21 [Link]

19)Video 22 [Link]

20)Video 23 [Link]

21)Video 24 [Link]

22)Video 25 [Link]