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Shaping and sculpting of liquid drops using laser beams

Presented by: 
B Chakrabarti Durham University
Date: 
Monday 19th August 2013 - 15:30 to 16:00
Abstract: 
Co-authors: David Tapp (Durham University), Jonathan Taylor (University of Glasgow), Colin Bain (Durham University)

Motivated by recent experiments on optical sculpting of liquid drops with ultralow interfacial tension I discuss modeling approaches that predict droplet shapes in single and multiple optical traps using simulations and theory.

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