coalescence efficiency

coalescence efficiency

[‚kō·ə′les·əns i′fish·ən·sē]
(meteorology)
The fraction of all collisions which occur between waterdrops of a specified size and which result in actual merging of two drops into a single larger drop.
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The coalescence efficiency in emulsions under shear flow was predicted well by this probabilistic approach using a log-normal distribution of coalescence time (Nandi et al.
The sizes of formed dispersed spheres, deformation degree of spheres under elongational forces, the probability of contact and coalescence efficiency were affected by viscosity ratios and interfacial tensions of the polymers, which caused the broader or narrower diameter distribution [16, 17].