Electrohydrodynamic cone-jet bridges: Stability diagram and operating modes

Journal Article (Journal Article)

An electrohydrodynamic cone-jet bridge is formed when two opposing Taylor cones are bridged by a liquid jet. We used high-speed video imaging to systematically investigate the operating regimes of the cone-jet bridge established between a nozzle and a liquid pool that were closely separated. There was a stability island for the cone-jet bridge in the voltage-flow rate operating diagram, and the stable bridge could only be formed above a minimum flow rate and at an intermediate range of voltages. In the vicinity of the stability island, the cone-jet bridge broke up via a thinning or beading mode. © 2014 Elsevier B.V.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Liu, F; Chen, CH

Published Date

  • January 1, 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 72 / 4

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0304-3886

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.elstat.2014.05.004

Citation Source

  • Scopus