Drops: The collapse of capillary jets

Antonio Cordoba, Diego Cordoba, Charles Fefferman, Marco A. Fontelos

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The appearance of fluid filaments during the evolution of a viscous fluid jet is a commonly observed phenomenon. It is shown here that the break-up of such a jet subject to capillary forces is impossible through the collapse of a uniform filament.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11006-11007
Number of pages2
JournalProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Issue number17
StatePublished - Aug 20 2002

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