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Drops and Bubbles

People specializing in this area

Academic/PI

Prof Jeremy Baumberg

 

Drops

    • microfluidic droplets; water in fluorocarbon oil

Dr Adam Boies

 

Aerosols/atomization

    • experimental and analytical, nanomaterials

Dr Silvana Cardoso

 

Bubble dynamics

    • bubble plumes, particle-laden plumes

Dr Stuart Dalziel


Breakup/coalescence

    • dissolved air flotation; bubble growth

Dr Adrian Fisher

 

Electrohydrodynamic effects

    • AC analysis for droplet sizing, counting and conductivity (AC impedance, FFT voltammetry)

Prof Daan Frenkel

 

Cavitation

    • bubble nucleation (mostly old): predicting bubble nucleation rates

Electrohydrodynamic effects

    • electro-osmotic flows (mostly old): Lattice Boltzmann simulations of flow and dispersion

Thermocapillarity

    • in progress

Prof Simone Hochgreb

 

Aerosols/atomization

    • sprays

Prof Marian Holness

 

Breakup/coalescence

    • immiscibility in the crystal mush on the margins of magma chambers - transport of bubbles and liquid droplets in a liquid matrix governs the behaviour of the overlying volcano

Prof Epaminondas ("Nondas") Mastorakos

 

Aerosols/atomization

    • modelling of aerosol formation in turbulence flows

Drops

    • spray combustion

Dr Alex Routh

 

Drops

    • shape formation in ink-jet printed droplets

Dr David Scott

 

Bubble dynamics

    • large bubbles in downflows

Prof Paul Tucker

 

Cavitation

    • tribology and journal bearings