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Pore Scale Study of Gas Bubble Nucleation and Migration in Porous Media

  title={Pore Scale Study of Gas Bubble Nucleation and Migration in Porous Media},
  author={Nariman Mahabadi and Leon A. Paassen},
  journal={arXiv: Fluid Dynamics},
The behavior of gas bubbles in porous media includes bubble nucleation and growth, migration, coalescence, and trapping. These processes are significantly affected by the pore-scale characteristics and heterogeneity of the sediment. In this study, experiments are performed using a microfluidic chip in which different gas bubble behavior mechanisms are observed. Based on the microscale experiments, eight major gas bubble behavior mechanisms are identified. In addition, a mesoscale experiment is… 

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