Document Type

Article

Research Focus Area

Catalysis and Reaction Engineering, Computational Fluid Dynamics

Publication Date

8-15-1997

Journal or Book Title

Physical Review Letters

Volume

79

Issue

20

First Page

3897

Last Page

3900

DOI

10.1103/PhysRevLett.79.3897

Abstract

The vortex structure of immiscible liquid-liquid Taylor-Couette-Poiseuille flow was studied using photographic techniques. Several parameters were considered, including the feed composition and the inner cylinder rotation rate. For certain feed compositions and sufficiently large rotation rates a translating banded structure, which consisted of alternating aqueous and organic-rich vortices, persisted indefinitely. At lower rotation rates, either a spatially homogeneous emulsion evolved or sustained oscillations between the banded and homogeneous structures developed.

Comments

This article is from Physical Review Letters 79 (1997): 3897-3900, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.79.3897. Posted with permission.

Copyright Owner

The American Physical Society

Language

en

File Format

application-pdf

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