It has been well-known that externally imposed static electric fields have a significant effect on bubble dynamic behavior, especially on bubble departure behavior. With increasing electric field strength, bubble detachment volume decreases and bubble shape elongates along the electric field direction. It is electric field forces that change bubble behavior. The electric field forces can be calculated from theoretical formula for a simple electrode structure. However, for the complex electrode system, it is rather a tough thing to theoretically solve electric field forces. In this work a new method to experimentally estimate electric field forces exerted on a single bubble has been presented. Experimental estimation primarily depends upon decreasing in the buoyancy on the bubble. Furthermore, the calculations coming from theoretical formula have also been completed and the results show that experimental estimations agree well with theoretical calculations.

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