Rayleigh-Plateau

Suppression of the Rayleigh-Plateau instability on a vertical fibre coated with wormlike micelle solutions

We report on the suppression of the Rayleigh-Plateau instability in films of giant micelles solutions coating a vertical fibre. We observed that the dynamics of the thin films coating the fibre could be very different from the Newtonian or standard …

Instability and morphology of polymer solutions coating a fibre

We report an experimental study on the dynamics of a thin film of polymer solution coating a vertical fiber. The liquid film has first a constant thickness and then undergoes the Rayleigh-Plateau instability which leads to the formation of sequences …