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Fluid Mechanics of Bubble Growth and Collapse in a Thermal Ink Jet Printhead
Author(s): Narayan V. Deshpande
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Paper Abstract

A three-dimensional fluid mechanics analysis of a bubble growth and collapse has been carried out for some thermal ink jet printhead geometries. For that purpose, a computer code has been developed which can handle multi-valued free surfaces that arise in such geometries. This paper presents sample results which show how the bubble grows and collapses, and how it differs with geometrical changes.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 July 1989
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1079, Hard Copy Output, (6 July 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.952810
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Narayan V. Deshpande, Xerox Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1079:
Hard Copy Output
Leo Beiser; Stephen L. Corsover; John M. Fleischer; Vsevolod S. Mihajlov; Ken-Ichi Shimazu, Editor(s)

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