Reversed Currents in Charged Liquid Bridges
Münster University of Applied Sciences, Stegerwaldstrasse 39, 48565 Steinfurt, Germany
International Institute of Physics (IIP), Av. Odilon Gomes de Lima 1722, 59078-400 Natal, Brazil
Max-Planck-Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, 01187 Dresden, Germany
Academic Editors: Elmar Christof Fuchs, Jakob Woisetschläger, Adam D. Wexler and Astrid H. Paulitsch-Fuchs
Received: 24 March 2017 / Revised: 10 May 2017 / Accepted: 15 May 2017 / Published: 17 May 2017
The velocity profile in a water bridge is reanalyzed. Assuming hypothetically that the bulk charge has a radial distribution, a surface potential is formed that is analogous to the Zeta potential. The Navier–Stokes equation is solved, neglecting the convective term; then, analytically and for special field and potential ranges, a sign change of the total mass flow is reported caused by the radial charge distribution.
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Morawetz, K. Reversed Currents in Charged Liquid Bridges. Water 2017, 9, 353.
Morawetz K. Reversed Currents in Charged Liquid Bridges. Water. 2017; 9(5):353.
Morawetz, Klaus. 2017. "Reversed Currents in Charged Liquid Bridges." Water 9, no. 5: 353.
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