Comprehensive study on the use of protective masks done with a LaVision BOS system at the University of Edinburgh
Tuesday, 2. June 2020
The experiments lead by the groups of Dr.Ignazio Maria Viola and Dr. Brian Peterson were conducted using the Background Oriented Schlieren (BOS) technique to visualize breathing and coughing both from a real person and from a manikin.
The studies were performed for the subject (human or manikin) equipped with and without face coverings. Altogether seven types of different face coverings were tested.