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A multi-scale model for electrokinetic transport in networks of micro-scale and nano-scale pores

  title={A multi-scale model for electrokinetic transport in networks of micro-scale and nano-scale pores},
  author={Shima Alizadeh and Ali Mani},
  journal={arXiv: Fluid Dynamics},
We present an efficient and robust numerical model for simulation of electrokinetic phenomena in porous networks over a wide range of applications including energy conversion, desalination, and lab-on-a-chip systems. Coupling between fluid flow and ion transport in these networks is governed by the Poisson-Nernst-Planck-Stokes equations. These equations describe a wide range of transport phenomena that can interact in complex and highly nonlinear ways in networks involving multiple pores with… 


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