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Developments in Surface Contamination and Cleaning: Applications of Cleaning Techniques, Volume Eleven, part of the Developments in Surface Contamination and Cleaning series, provides a guide to recent advances in the application of cleaning techniques for the removal of surface contamination in various industries, such as aerospace, automotive, biomedical, defense, energy, manufacturing, microelectronics, optics and xerography. The material in this new edition compiles cleaning applications into one easy reference that has been fully updated to incorporate new applications and techniques. Taken as a whole, the series forms a unique reference for professionals and academics working in the area of surface contamination and cleaning.
- Presents the latest reviewed technical information on precision cleaning applications as written by established experts in the field
- Provides a single source on the applications of innovative precision cleaning techniques for a wide variety of industries
- Serves as a guide to the selection of precision cleaning techniques for specific applications
Engineers, scientists and technicians involved in research and development, manufacturing, process and quality control, and procurement specifications across sectors including aerospace, automotive, biomedical, defense, energy, manufacturing, microelectronics, optics, and xerography
2. Sonic Cleaning
3. Strippable Coatings for Cleaning
4. CO2 Snow Cleaning
5. Cleaning with CO2 Pellets
6. Liquid CO2 for Cleaning
7. Applications of the Laser Cleaning Process
8. Laser Cleaning
9. Plasma Cleaning
10. UV-Ozone Cleaning
11. Electrostatic Cleaning
12. Gas-Phase Cleaning
13. Air Jet Cleaning
14. Microabrasive Cleaning
15. Wipers for Cleaning
16. Microbial Cleaning
17. Ionic Liquids for Cleaning
18. Steam Cleaning
19. Supersonic Gas-Liquid Cleaning
20. Water-Ice Cleaning
21. Projectile Cleaning
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- 6th December 2018
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Dr. Rajiv Kohli is a leading expert with The Aerospace Corporation in contaminant particle behavior, surface cleaning, and contamination control. At the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, he provides technical support for contamination control related to ground-based and manned spaceflight hardware, as well as for unmanned spacecraft. His technical interests are in particle behavior, precision cleaning, solution and surface chemistry, advanced materials and chemical thermodynamics. Dr. Kohli was involved in developing solvent-based cleaning applications for use in the nuclear industry and he also developed an innovative microabrasive system for a wide variety of precision cleaning and micro-processing applications in the commercial industry. He is the senior editor of this book series “Developments in Surface Contamination and Cleaning”; the first ten volumes in the series were published in 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 (Volumes 5 and 6), 2015 (Volumes 7 and 8), and 2017 (Volumes 9 and 10), respectively. The second edition of Volume 1 was published in 2016. Volume 11 and Volume 12 (this volume) are expected to be published in 2019. Previously, Dr. Kohli co-authored the book “Commercial Utilization of Space: An International Comparison of Framework Conditions”, and he has published more than 270 technical papers, articles and reports on precision cleaning, advanced materials, chemical thermodynamics, environmental degradation of materials, and technical and economic assessment of emerging technologies. Dr. Kohli was recognized for his contributions to NASA’s Space Shuttle Return to Flight effort with the Public Service Medal, one of the agency’s highest awards.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Houston, TX, USA
Dr. Kashmiri Lal “Kash” Mittal was associated with IBM from 1972 to 1994. Currently, he is teaching and consulting in the areas of surface contamination and cleaning, adhesion science, and technology. He is the founding editor of the new journal Reviews of Adhesion and Adhesives, which made its debut in 2013. He co-founded the Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology and was its editor-in-chief until April 2012. Dr. Mittal is the co-editor of this book series “Developments in Surface Contamination and Cleaning” and more than 120 published books, many of them dealing with surface contamination and cleaning.
Founding editor of the new journal Reviews of Adhesion and Adhesives and co- founder of the Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology and was its editor-in-chief until April 2012.
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