Simple and double emulsions via coaxial jet electrosprays

A. G. Marin*, I.G. Loscertales, M. Márquez, A. Barrero

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Abstract

We report for the first time the generation of electrified coaxial jets of micrometric diameter in liquid media. Scaling laws to predict the inner and outer diameter of the coaxial jet are given. We show some experiments illustrating the formation process of the coaxial jet, and demonstrate how this process can be used to yield either o/w (oil in water) or o/w/o (oil/water/oil) emulsions of micrometric size. Some interesting analogies with other hydrodynamic focusing processes are also pointed out.
Original languageEnglish
Article number014502
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume98
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes

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