Strong Gradients in Weak Magnetic Fields Induce DOLLOP Formation in Tap Water
AbstractIn 2012 Coey proposed a theory on the mechanism of magnetic water treatment based on the gradient of the applied field rather than its absolute strength. We tested this theory by measuring the effect of very weak field magnets (≤ 10 G) containing strong magnetic inhomogeneities (ΔB = 2 kG·m−1) on tap water samples by the use of electric impedance spectroscopy (EIS) and laser scattering. Our results show an increased formation of nm-sized prenucleation clusters (dynamically ordered liquid like oxyanion polymers or “DOLLOPs”) due to the exposure to the magnetic field and thus are consistent with Coey’s theory which is therefore also applicable to very weak magnetic fields as long as they contain strong gradients. View Full-Text
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Sammer, M.; Kamp, C.; Paulitsch-Fuchs, A.H.; Wexler, A.D.; Buisman, C.J.N.; Fuchs, E.C. Strong Gradients in Weak Magnetic Fields Induce DOLLOP Formation in Tap Water. Water 2016, 8, 79.
Sammer M, Kamp C, Paulitsch-Fuchs AH, Wexler AD, Buisman CJN, Fuchs EC. Strong Gradients in Weak Magnetic Fields Induce DOLLOP Formation in Tap Water. Water. 2016; 8(3):79.Chicago/Turabian Style
Sammer, Martina; Kamp, Cees; Paulitsch-Fuchs, Astrid H.; Wexler, Adam D.; Buisman, Cees J.N.; Fuchs, Elmar C. 2016. "Strong Gradients in Weak Magnetic Fields Induce DOLLOP Formation in Tap Water." Water 8, no. 3: 79.
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