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Particle Deposition in a Multiple-Path Model of the Human Lung
Predicting the amount of particle deposition in the human lung following exposure to airborne particulate matter is the first step toward evaluating risks associated with exposure to airborneExpand
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Modelling inhaled particle deposition in the human lung—A review
Abstract Particle deposition in the human respiratory tract is determined by biological factors such as lung morphology and breathing patterns, and physical factors such as fluid dynamics, particleExpand
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Particle deposition in airway bifurcations–II. Expiratory flow
Abstract In the present analysis, local inhomogeneities of particle deposition are examined in a bifurcation geometry under realistic expiratory flow conditions, considering the simultaneous effectsExpand
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Mucociliary clearance of insoluble particles from the tracheobronchial airways of the human lung
Mucociliary clearance of deposited particles in the conducting airways of the human lung was investigated using various symmetric and stochastically generated asymmetric models of the conductingExpand
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81 fJ/bit energy-to-data ratio of 850 nm vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers for optical interconnects
Extremely energy-efficient oxide-confined high-speed 850 nm vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers for optical interconnects are presented. Error-free performance at 17 and 25 Gb/s via a 100 mExpand
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Triggering-Response Model for Radiation-Induced Bystander Effects
Abstract Fakir, H., Hofmann, W., Tan, W. Y. and Sachs, R. K. Triggering-Response Model for Radiation-Induced Bystander Effects. Radiat. Res. 171, 320–331 (2009). We propose a mechanistic model forExpand
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Experimental study of the deposition of combustion aerosols in the human respiratory tract
The total deposition of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), diesel and petrol smoke in the respiratory tract of 14 non-smokers between the ages of 20 and 30 was determined experimentally. A scanningExpand
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Inspiratory Deposition Efficiency of Ultrafine Particles in a Human Airway Bifurcation Model
The inspiratory deposition efficiency of ultrafine particles in a physiologically realistic bronchial airway bifurcation model, approximating the airway generation 3-4 juncture, was computed forExpand
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Prediction of particle deposition in the human lung using realistic models of lung ventilation
Realistic predictions of inhaled particle deposition in various locations of the human lung depend mainly on accurate descriptions of the lung geometry and ventilation. Models of airflow distributionExpand
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Inertial impaction and gravitational deposition of aerosols in curved tubes and airway bifurcations
A theoretical model of the simultaneous action of inertial impaction and gravitational forces on a particle moving in three dimensional circular bends is presented. Deposition efficiencies areExpand
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