The secret life of bubbles


Yesterday, the COSMIC researchers started their third network wide event with a company visit to Weber in Karlsbad. They where introduced in real life applications of ultrasound and transducer design. Also they cut and welded their own key chain with an ultrasonic knife and ultrasonic welding device. After a not so smooth train trip they arrived in Göttingen for the ...

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ETN COSMIC releases first video


Europe on the wave to innovation In the last decades, Europe has lost its top position in the Chemical industrial market to China. One of the most important factors in this process is the lag in innovation. The COSMIC project (European Training Network for Continuous Sonication and Microwave Reactors) tackles this hurdle by training 15 young potential researchers in new ...

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Equilabo, Milestone and GREEN lab are organising a seminar on the latest developments in technology and applications of microwave assisted synthesis and microwave extraction of natural products. The seminar will introduce you in new developments in the exciting field of microwave assisted extraction and chemical synthesis. Learn you how to move microwave process from laboratory to industry and provides an ...

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COMSOL® workshop Acoustics


During this web workshop will show you how to: Modeling Acoustics Applications Acoustic wave propagation in fluids Defining acoustic sources and computing the acoustic near and far field Acoustic-structure interaction (vibroacoustics) Wave propagation in porous materials Thermoviscous acoustics for modeling mobile devices and miniature transducers Aeroacoustics for acoustic propagation in a moving fluid Solving acoustically large models either in ultrasound ...

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Second network wide event finished


On 11 and 12 September 2017 the students and supervisors from the COSMIC project gathered in Novotel in Leuven. They discussed the scientific and management progress during those two days. A draft version of the promo video was shown and some nice ideas for improvement of the project were proposed. We will develop these idea further in the next months.  ...

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COSMIC summer school was successful


Last week 38 people participated in the Summer School in Ultrasound and Microwaves for Chemical Processing. They were introduced into the world of microwaves, ultrasound, the use of ultrasound for separation processes, synthesis and the use of microwaves in inorganic and organic chemistry. Apart from scientific knowledge, they also learned why we should use the defrost function on your microwave ...

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COSMIC Summer School started


Yesterday, the COSMIC Summer School in Ultrasound and Microwaves for Chemical Processing started. 38 participants followed the lectures on Introduction to ultrasound by Prof. J-Y. Hihn. Today they will follow lectures on ultrasound assisted separation processes and will be introduced to microwave technology. In the afternoon, the first lab sessions will start so that they will also experience the world ...

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Webinar: Simulating Microfluidics in COMSOL Multiphysics®


COMSOL is organizing a webinar on microfluidics simulation on Aug 31, 2017 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM CEST During this web workshop, following items will be discussed: Single-phase flow capabilities, including Newtonian and non-Newtonian flow Two-phase flow simulations capturing surface tension and capillary action Chemical species transport through diffusion, convection, and migration in electric fields Overview of electrohydrodynamic effects including ...

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Second Network Wide Event


The COSMIC team will meet in Leuven during the second Network Wide Event to discuss the progress of the project. The 15 researchers will present their results to the whole team and the supervisory board and technical steering committee will meet. Date: 11 & 12 September 2017 Location: Novotel Leuven (Belgium)

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Meet the Jury: Rafael Luque 7 September 2017

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Arenberg Doctoral School is proud to invite you to Meet The Jury! When internationally renowned experts visit KU Leuven as a member of a PhD Examination Committee, we like to seize this opportunity to give this expert a forum to a large audience. All members of Science, Engineering & Technology are most welcome to the Meet The Jury Lectures. Rafael Luque ...

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