Droplet impacts onto soft solids entrap more air

Kenneth Langley, Alfonso A. Castrejón-Pita, Sigurdur T Thoroddsen

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A liquid drop impacting onto a soft solid will entrap more air in the central air disc than an equivalent drop impacting onto a rigid surface.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5702-5710
Number of pages9
JournalSoft Matter
Issue number24
StatePublished - Jun 8 2020

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KAUST Repository Item: Exported on 2020-10-01
Acknowledged KAUST grant number(s): URF/1/3727-01-01
Acknowledgements: Funding for this research was provided by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) under grant URF/1/3727-01-01. AACP acknowledges support from a CBETEPSRC grant (EP/S029966/1, through a Collaborative Proposals under the US National Science Foundation Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems and the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council).


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