Publications

Publications


2017:


Self-determined shapes and velocities of giant near-zero drag gas cavities

   Vakarelski, I. U., Klaseboer, E., Jetly, A., Mansoor, M. M., Aguirre-Pablo, A. A., Chan, D. Y. C. & Thoroddsen, S. T.

   Science Advances, 3: e1701558 (2017).


Vortex-induced vapor explosion during drop impact on a superheated pool

   Alchalabi, M. A., Kouraytem, N., Li, E. Q., & Thoroddsen, S. T.

   Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 87: 60-68 (2017)


Vortex-induced buckling of a viscous drop impacting a pool

   Li, E. Q., Beilharz, D. & Thoroddsen, S. T.

   Physical Review Fluids, 2: 073602 (2017)


Stable-streamlined and helical cavities following the impact of Leidenfrost spheres 

   Mansoor, M. M. Vakarelski, I. U., Marston, J. O., Truscott, T. T., & Thoroddsen, S. T.

   Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 823: 716-754 (2017)


Tomographic particle image velocimetry using smartphones and colored shadows

    Aguirre-Pablo, A. A., Alarfaj, M. K.,Li, E. Q.,Hernandez-Sanchez, J. F. & Thoroddsen, S. T.

    Scientific Reports, 7: 3714 (2017)


Rainbow particle imaging velocimetry for dense 3D fluid velocity imaging
   Xiong, J., Idoughi, R., Aguirre-Pablo, A. A., Aljedaani, A. B., Dun, X.,Fu, Q., Thoroddsen, S. T. & Heidrich, W.
   ACM  Trans.  Graph., 4: Article 36 (2017)
  
Probing the nanoscale  with  high-speed  interferometry  of  an  impacting  drop
   Thoroddsen, S. T., Li, E. Q., Vakarelski, I. U. & Langley, K.,   
   Proceedings of SPIE,10328: 1032818,(2017)

Evaporative lithography in open microfluidic channel networks

    Lone, S., Zhang, J. M., Vakarelski, I. U., Li, E. Q. & Thoroddsen, S. T.

Impact of ultra-viscous drops: air-film gliding and extreme wetting 

    Langley, K., Li, E. Q., & Thoroddsen, S. T.

    Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 813: 647-666 (2017)



2016: 


Penetration in bimodal, polydisperse granular material

    Kouraytem, N, Thoroddsen, S. T. & J. O. Marston

    Physical Review E, 94: 052902 (2016)


Leidenfrost vapor layers reduce drag without the crisis in high viscosity liquids

    Vakarelski, I. U., Berry, J. D., Chan, D. Y. C. & Thoroddsen, S. T. 

    Physical Review Letters, 117: 114503 (2016).


Highly efficient thermoresponsive nanocomposite for controlled release applications

    Yassine, O., Zaher, A., Li, E. Q., Alfadhel, A., Perez, J. E., Kavaldzhiev, M., Contreras, M. F., Thoroddsen, S. T., Khashab, N. M. & Kosel, J.

    Scientific Reports, 6: 28539 (2016).


Formation of microbeads during vapor explosions of Field's metal in water

    Kouraytem, N, Li, E. Q & Thoroddsen, S. T. 

    Physical Review E, 93: 063108 (2016)


Droplet generation in cross-flow for cost-effective 3D-printed “plug-and-play” microfluidic devices

    Zhang, J. M., Aguirre-Pablo, A. A., Li, E. Q., Buttner, U. & Thoroddsen, S. T.


Cavitation structures formed during the collision of a sphere with an ultra-viscous wetted surface 

    Mansoor, M. M., Marston, J. O., Uddin, J., Christopher, G., Zang, Z Thoroddsen, S. T.


Stability of an unsupported multi-layer surfactant laden liquid cutrain under gravit

   Henry, D., Uddin, J.,   Marston, J. O. & Thoroddsen, S. T.

   Journal of Engineering Mathematics, 99: 119-136 (2016)

 

Acoustic separation of oil droplets, colloidal particles and their mixtures in a microfluidic cell

    Vakarelski, I. U., Li, E. Q., Abdel-Fattah, A. I. & Thoroddsen, S. T.

A “twisted” microfluidic mixer suitable for a wide range of flow rate applications

   Sivashankar, S., Agambayev, S., Mashraei, Y., Li, E. Q., Thoroddsen, S. T. & Salama, K. L.

    Biomicrofluidics , 10: 034120 (2016).


The effect of ambient pressure on ejecta sheets from free-surface ablation

    Marston, J. O., Mansoor, M. M., Thoroddsen, S. T. & Truscott, T. T.

    Exp. Fluids, 57: 61 (2016).


Vortex-ring-induced large bubble entrainment during drop impact

    Thoraval, M.-J., Li, Y.& Thoroddsen, S. T.

    Physical Review E, 93: 033128 (2016)


Crown sealing and buckling instability during water entry of spheres 

    Marston, J. O., Truscott, T. T., Speirs, N. B., Mansoor, M. M., & Thoroddsen, S. T.

    Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 794: 506-529 (2016)


Vertical phase separation in small molecule: Polymer blend organic thin film transistors can be dynamically controlled

    Zhao, K. et al.

    Advanced Functional Materials, 26: 1737-1746 (2016)​


Magnetically triggered monodispersed nanocomposite fabricated by microfluidic approach for drug delivery

   Yassine, O., Li, E. Q., Alfadhel, A., Zaher, A., Kavaldzhiev, M., Thoroddsen, S. T. & Kosel, J.

   International Journal of Polymer Science, 2016: 1219469 (2016)​


High-ampacity conductive polymer microfibers as fast response wearable heaters and electromechanical actuators

   Zhou, J., Mulle, M.,  Zhang, Y. B., Xu, X. Z., Li, E. Q., Han, F., Thoroddsen, S. T. &  Lubineau, G.

   Journal of Material Chemistry C, 4: 1238-1249 (2016).


Drop impact on a solid surface

    Josserand, C. & Thoroddsen, S. T.

A simple and low-cost fully 3D-printed non-planar emulsion generator

    Zhang, J. M., Li, E. Q., Aguirre-Pablo, A. A. & Thoroddsen, S. T.

2015:


Solution-printed organic semiconductor blends exhibiting transport properties on par with single crystals

    Niazi, R. N., Li, R, Li E. Q., Kirmani, A. R.,  Abdelsamie, M., Wang, Q., Pan, W., Payne, M. M., Anthony, J. E.,

    Smilgies, D.-M., Thoroddsen, S. T., Giannelis, E. P. & Amassian, A.

    Nature Communications, 6, 8598 (2015)


Probing the nanoscale: the first contact of an impacting drop

    Li, E. Q., Vakarelski, I. U. & Thoroddsen, S. T.


Partial coalescence from bubbles to drops

    Zhang, F. H., Thoraval, M. -J., Thoroddsen, S. T. & Taborek, P.


Unraveling the order and disorder in poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene)/poly(styrenesulfonate) nanofilms

    Zhou, J., Anjum, D. H., Lubineau, G., Li, E. Q. & Thoroddsen, S. T.


Buckling instability of crown sealing

    Marston, J. O., Mansoor, M. M., Truscott, T. T. & Thoroddsen, S. T.

    Physics of Fluids, 27: 091112 (2015).
    Gallery of Fluid Motion

Time-resolved imaging of compressible air disc under a drop impacting on a solid surface

    Li, E. Q. & Thoroddsen, S. T.


Antibubbles and fine cylindrical sheets of air

    Beilharz, D., Guyon, A., Li, E. Q., Thoraval, M. -J. & Thoroddsen, S. T.

Drag moderation by the melting of an ice surface in contact with water

     Vakarelski, I. U., Chan, D. Y. C. & Thoroddsen, S. T. 

     Physical Review Letters, 115: 044551 (2015).

    Editors'  suggestion and Physics Focus written by Philip Ball.


Laser-induced micro-jetting from armored droplets

     Marston, J. O. & Thoroddsen, S. T.

     Exp. Fluids, 56: 140 (2015).


Semi-metallic, strong and stretchable wet-spun conjugated polymer microfibers

    Zhou, J. , Li, E. Q., Li, R., Xu, X., Ventura, I. A., Moussawi, A., Anjum, D. H., Hedhili, M. N., Smilgies, D.-M., Lubineau, G. & Thoroddsen, S. T.

Investigation of granular impact using positron emission particle tracking

     Marston, J. O. & Thoroddsen, S. T.

     Powder Technology, 274: 284–288 (2015).


Drop impact into a deep pool: vortex shedding and jet formation

    Agbaglah, G., Thoraval, M. -J., Thoroddsen, S. T., Zhang, L. V., Fezzaa, K.. & Deegan, R. D.

 

2014:

 

Multi-layer film flow down an inclined plane: experimental investigation

    Henry, D., Uddin, J., Thompson, J., Blyth, M. G, Thoroddsen, S. T.  & Marston, J. O.

    Exp. Fluids, 55: 1859 (2014).

Latex particle tempate lift-up guided gold wire-networks via evaporation lithography

    Lone, S., Vakarelski, I. U., Chew, B., Wang, X., & Thoroddsen, S. T.

Soft colloidal probes for AFM force measurement between water droplets in oil
    Vakarelski, I. U., Li, E. Q., & Thoroddsen, S. T.

Leidenfrost vapor layer moderation of the drag crisis and trajectories of falling spheres in water
   Vakarelski, I. U., Chan, D. Y. & Thoroddsen, S. T.
   Soft Matter 10: 5662-5668 (2014).
   Selected as the Cover Image​ of this issue.

Ejecta evolution during cone impact
     Marston, J. O. & Thoroddsen, S. T.

Experimental investigation of hysteresis in the break-up of liquid curtains
   Marston, J. O., Thoroddsen, S. T., Thompson, J., Blyth, M. G., Henry, D. & Uddin, J.

   Chem. Eng. Sci. 117: 248–263 (2014).


 

Stabilization of thin liquid films by repulsive van der Waals force

    Li, E. Q., Vakarelski, I,. U., Chan, D., & Thoroddsen, S. T.


 

One-dimensional self-confinement promotes polymorph selection in large-area organic semiconductor thin films

   Giri, G., Li, R., Smilgies, D.-M. , Li, E. Q., Chiu, M., Lin, D. W., Allen, R., Diao, Y., Mannsfeld, S. C. B., Thoroddsen, S. T., Bao, Z., & Amassian, A.
   Nature Communications, 5: 3573 (2014).


 

Generation of ultra-sound during tape peeling

    Marston, J. O., Riker, P. & Thoroddsen, S. T.

 

Satellite formation during bubble transition through an interface between immiscible liquids

     Li, E. Q., Al-Otaibi, S., Vakarelski, I. U., & Thoroddsen, S. T.

 

Water entry without surface seal: extended cavity formation

     Mansoor, M. M., Marston, J. O., Vakarelski, I. U., & Thoroddsen, S. T.


 

The onset of cavitation during the collision of a sphere with a wetted surface

    Mansoor, M. M., Uddin, J., Marston, J. O.,  Vakarelski, I. U. & Thoroddsen, S. T.

 

A co-flow-focusing monodisperse microbubble generator

   Zhang, J., Li, E. Q., M. & Thoroddsen, S. T.,


Simple and inexpensive microfluidic devices for the generation of monodisperse multiple emulsions
   Li, E. Q., Zhang, J. M. & Thoroddsen, S. T.,

 

 

2013:

Contraction of an air-disc between two different liquids

    Thoraval, M.-J. & Thoroddsen, S. T.

 
Development of a piezoelectric inkjet dopant delivery device for atmospheric pressure photoionization source with liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry
   Amad, M., H., Li, E. Q., Sioud, S. & Thoroddsen, S. T..

 

Asymmetric liquid wetting and spreading on surfaces with slanted micro-pillar arrays
   Yang, X. M., Zhong, Z. W., Li, E. Q., Wang, Z. H., Xu, W., Thoroddsen, S. T. & Zhang X. X.

 

Dynamic air layer on textured superhydrophobic surfaces.

    Vakarelski, I. U., Chan, D. Y. C., Marston, J. O. & Thoroddsen, S. T.
 
Impact of granular drops

     Marston, J. O., Mansoor, M. M. & Thoroddsen, S. T.

 

Leaping shampoo glides on a lubricating air layer
     Lee, S., Li, E. Q., Marston, J. O., Bonito, A. & Thoroddsen, S. T.
 
The fastest drop climbing on a wet conical fiber
     Li, E. Q., & Thoroddsen, S. T.

     Physics of Fluids, 25: 052105 (2013).

 

Freezing drops with powders
      Marston, J. O., Zhu, Y., Vakarelski, I. U. & Thoroddsen, S. T.
      Gallery of Fluid Motion
 

Foam-Film-Stabilized Liquid Bridge Networks in Evaporative Lithography and Wet Granular Matter  

       Vakarelski, I. U.,  Marston, J. O.,   & Thoroddsen, S. T.  

 

Drop impact entrapment of bubble rings.
       Thoraval, M.-J., Takehara, K., Etoh, T. G., & Thoroddsen, S. T.

       Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 724: 234–248 (2013).

       Selected as the Cover Image​ of this issue.

 

Spin-Cast Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells: A Dynamical Investigation. 

      Chou, K. W., Yan, B., Li, R., Li, E. Q., Zhao, K., Anjoum, D. H., Alvarez, S., Gassaway, R., Biocca, A., Thoroddsen, S. T., Hexemer, A., Amassian, A.

      Advanced Materials, 25: 1923-1929 (2013)​.  

 

Drop spreading and penetration into pre-wetted powders.

      Marston, J. O., Sprittles, J. E., Zhu, Y., Li, E. Q., Vakarelski, I. U., & Thoroddsen, S. T.

      Powder Technology, 239: 128–136 (2013).

 

Scanning tomographic particle image velocimetry applied to a turbulent jet.

      Casey, T. A., Sakakibara, J., & Thoroddsen, S. T.
      Selected as the Cover Image​ of this issue.

 

2012:

 


Ionic Enhancement of Silica Surface Nanowear in Electrolyte Solutions.
Vakarelski, I. U., Teramoto, N., McNamee, C. E., Marston, J. O., & Higashitani, K.
      Langmuir, 28 (46): 16072–16079 (2012).
 
Micro-bubble morphologies following drop impacts onto a pool surface.
      Thoroddsen, S. T., Thoraval, M.-J., Takehara, K., & Etoh, T. G.
      Selected as the Cover Image of this issue.

Stabilization of Leidenfrost vapour layer by textured superhydrophobic surfaces.
Vakarelski, I. U., Patankar, N. A., Marston, J. O., Chan, D. Y. C., & Thoroddsen, S. T.
      Highlighted in Nature News, Nature Materials, and KAUST​
 
Micro-splashing by drop impacts.
Thoroddsen, S. T., Takehara, K., & Etoh, T. G.
      Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 706: 560–570 (2012).

Deformed liquid marbles: Freezing drop oscillations with powders
      Marston, J. O., Zhu, Y., Vakarelski, I. U., & Thoroddsen, S. T.

von Kármán Vortex Street within an Impacting Drop.
Thoraval, M.-J., Takehara, K., Etoh, T. G., Popinet, S., Ray, P., Josserand, C., Zaleski, S., & Thoroddsen, S. T.
      Physical Review Letters, 108 (26): 264506 (2012).
      Selected as the Physics Focus written by Philip Ball.

 
Evolution of fluid-like granular ejecta generated by sphere impact.
      Marston, J. O., Li, E. Q., & Thoroddsen, S. T.
      Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 704: 5–36 (2012).
      Highlighted in a Focus on Fluids article and selected as the Cover Image of this issue.

Squeeze flow of a Carreau fluid during sphere impact.
Uddin, J., Marston, J. O., & Thoroddsen, S. T.

Sphere impact and penetration into wet sand.
      Marston, J. O., Vakarelski, I. U., & Thoroddsen, S. T.
      Physical Review E, 86 (2): 020301 (2012).

Cavity formation by the impact of Leidenfrost spheres.
      Marston, J. O., Vakarelski, I. U., & Thoroddsen, S. T.
      Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 699: 465–488 (2012).
      Selected as the Cover Image​ of this issue.

Propagation of capillary waves and ejection of small droplets in rapid droplet spreading.
      Ding, H., Li, E. Q., Zhang, F. H., Sui, Y., Spelt, P. D. M., & Thoroddsen, S. T.
      Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 697: 92–114 (2012).

The making of a splash.
Thoroddsen, S. T.

 

2011:


 

Bubble entrapment during sphere impact onto quiescent liquid surfaces. 

      Marston, J. O., Vakarelski, I. U., & Thoroddsen, S. T. 

      Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 680: 660–670 (2011)

 

Drag Reduction by Leidenfrost Vapor Layers. 

  Vakarelski, I. U., Marston, J. O., Chan, D. Y. C., & Thoroddsen, S. T. 

      Physical Review Letters, 106 (21): 214501 (2011)

      Highlighted in Nature Physics, Nature Middle EastWired​ and KAUST​.
 

Novel parallel plate condenser for single particle electrostatic force measurements in atomic force microscope. 

      Kwek, J. W., Vakarelski, I. U., Ng, W. K., Heng, J. Y. Y., & Tan, R. B. H. 

      Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 385 (1-3): 206–212 (2011)
 

Cavitation structures formed during the rebound of a sphere from a wetted surface. 

      Marston, J. O., Yong, W., Ng, W. K., Tan, R. B. H., & Thoroddsen, S. T. 

      Experiments in Fluids, 50 (3): 729–746 (2011)

 

Droplet Splashing by a Slingshot Mechanism. 

  Thoroddsen, S. T., Thoraval, M.-J., Takehara, K., & Etoh, T. G. 

 
2010:

 
Experimental study of liquid drop impact onto a powder surface. 
      Marston, J. O., Thoroddsen, S. T., Ng, W. K., & Tan, R. B. H. 
 
Stick-slip substructure in rapid tape peeling. 
  Thoroddsen, S. T., Nguyen, H. D., Takehara, K., & Etoh, T. G. 
 
Design and fabrication of a PET/PTFE-based piezoelectric squeeze mode drop-on-demand inkjet printhead with interchangeable nozzle. 
      Li, E. Q., Xu, Q., Sun, J., Fuh, J. Y. H., Wong, Y. S., & Thoroddsen, S. T. 
 
Direct verification of the lubrication force on a sphere travelling through a viscous film upon approach to a solid wall. 
      Marston, J. O., Yong, W., & Thoroddsen, S. T. 
 
Bubble entrapment through topological change. 
  Thoroddsen, S. T., Takehara, K., & Etoh, T. G. 
 
Laser-induced onset of electrospinning. 
  Sahay, R., Teo, C. J., & Thoroddsen, S. T. 

 
2009:

 
Spray and microjets produced by focusing a laser pulse into a hemispherical drop. 
  Thoroddsen, S. T., Takehara, K., Etoh, T. G., & Ohl, C.-D. 
 
Satellite Formation during Coalescence of Unequal Size Drops. 
      Zhang, F. H., Li, E. Q., & Thoroddsen, S. T. 

 


 


 

 


 

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