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Michael Gilligan26/05/2020 10:27:19
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I just spotted this piece, on Ars Technica : **LINK**

The underlying concept of this cheap mini-centrifuge makes it too interesting to miss.

The original paper is a free PDF download


Neil Wyatt26/05/2020 17:52:40
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Interesting that some questions the potential for it to generate a useful g-force, yet the 4200 rpm they quote to give 2000g is not much different from the typical 3,750 rpm of a fidget spinner.


Michael Gilligan26/05/2020 23:34:15
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This, from the third page of the PDF, seems key to their success:

Despite the relatively low spinning speed with large variations, the filtration efficiency of the Dx-FS is high owing to fluid-assisted separation technology (FAST28; Fig. 2).


... and it’s worth comparing the sort of figures that might be used in a Lab centrifuge: **LINK**


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