Onset of rebound suppression in non-Newtonian droplets post-impact on superhydrophobic surfaces

  title={Onset of rebound suppression in non-Newtonian droplets post-impact on superhydrophobic surfaces},
  author={Purbarun Dhar and Soumya Ranjan Mishra and Devranjan Samanta},
  journal={Physical Review Fluids},
Droplet deposition after impact on superhydrophobic surfaces has been an important area of study in recent years due to its potential application in reduction of pesticides usage. Minute amounts of long chain polymers added to water has been known to arrest the droplet rebound effect on superhydrophobic surfaces. Previous studies have attributed different reasons like extensional viscosity, dominance of elastic stresses or slowing down of contact line in retraction phase due to stretching of… Expand

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