The size of condensation nuclei and the growth of drops in a supersaturated vapor

Research paper by A. G. Blokh, S. M. Bazarov, S. V. Varvarin

Indexed on: 01 Nov '70Published on: 01 Nov '70Published in: Journal of Engineering Physics and Thermophysics


A derivation based on the condition of dynamic equilibrium between a molecular complex and molecules of a gas is given for equations which allow the determination of the size of condensation nuclei and their subsequent growth within free molecular motion.