Effective diffusivity in periodic porous materials

Alexander M. Berezhkovskii, Vladimir Yu Zitserman, Stanislav Y. Shvartsman

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Solute diffusion in a solvent-filled periodic array of identical cavities connected by narrow tubes was studied. An expression for the effective diffusivity was derived. The resultant expression show how the effective diffusion coefficient depends on microgeometry of the porous material.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6991-6993
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Chemical Physics
Issue number14
StatePublished - Oct 8 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry


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