Self-excited hydrothermal waves in evaporating sessile drops

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Sefiane K.; Moffat J.R.; Matar O.K.; Craster R.V.;
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1063/1.2969072
  • Subject: thermocapillary liquid layers; part 1; instabilities; convection
    arxiv: Physics::Fluid Dynamics

Pattern formation driven by the spontaneous evaporation of sessile drops of methanol, ethanol, and FC-72 using infrared thermography is observed and, in certain cases, interpreted in terms of hydrothermal waves. Both methanol and ethanol drops exhibit thermal wave train... View more
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