Non-coalescence of jets

Navish Wadhwa, Sunghwan Jung

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Abstract

The phenomenon of non-coalescence between fluid jets was first reported by Lord Rayleigh, more than a century ago. Rayleigh described the observation in words without any experimental data or pictures. To the best of our knowledge, this curious phenomenon received no attention from the scientific community since then. We present the first experimental demonstration of the non-coalescence of two and three jets of the same fluid, and of non-coalescence between a jet and droplets of the same fluid.
Original languageEnglish
JournalPhysics of Fluids
Volume23
Issue number9
Pages (from-to)091105
ISSN1070-6631
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes

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© 2011 American Institute of Physics

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