Developments in Surface Contamination and Cleaning - Vol 3

Methods for Removal of Particle Contaminants


  • Rajiv Kohli, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Houston, Texas, USA
  • Kashmiri L. Mittal, Editor, Reviews of Adhesion and Adhesives

The contributions in this volume cover methods for removal of particle contaminants on surfaces. Several of these methods are well established and have been employed in industrial applications for a long time. However, the ever- higher demand for removal of smaller particles on newer substrate materials is driving continuous development of the established cleaning methods and alternative innovative methods for particle removal. This book provides information on the latest developments in this topic area.
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As a whole, the series will create a unique and comprehensive knowledge base of crucial importance to those in research & development, manufacturing, quality control and procurement specification situated in a multitude of industries such as: aerospace, automotive, biomedical, defence, energy, manufacturing, microelectronics, optics and xerography. Researchers in an academic setting will also find these volumes excellent source books.


Book information

  • Published: March 2011
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-7885-4

Table of Contents

Aqueous Methods; Megasonic Cleaning; Hydrodynamic Removal of Particles; Brush Cleaning; Laser Methods for Cleaning; CO2 Pellet Cleaning; Cleaning Using Acoustic Fields; Precision Cleaning Using Cluster Beams; Electrostatic Methods for Cleaning; Wipers for Cleaning; Projectile Cleaning