Dynamics of a Dielectric Microdrop Suspended in a Magnetic Fluid in Electric and Magnetic Fields


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The dynamics of a microdrop of dielectric liquid suspended in a magnetic fluid under the action of electric and magnetic fields is studied experimentally. With increasing electric field, the deformation of droplets into oblate spheroid, toroid and curved toroid was observed. At the further increase in the electric field, the bursting of droplets and electrorotation were also investigated. The influence of an additional magnetic field on the droplet dynamics was studied.



Solid State Phenomena (Volume 190)

Edited by:

N. Perov and V. Rodionova






E. Tkacheva et al., "Dynamics of a Dielectric Microdrop Suspended in a Magnetic Fluid in Electric and Magnetic Fields", Solid State Phenomena, Vol. 190, pp. 653-656, 2012

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June 2012




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