Wed March 14th 2018
15:30 – 16:00
Seminar Laser-induced forward transfer of viscoplastic fluids
Martin Klein Schaarsberg


Laser-Induced Forward Transfer (LIFT) is a method of additive manufacturing on small scales with a wide variety of applications in the fabrication of flexible electronics, optics, and living tissues. In LIFT, a single laser pulse is focused onto a thin film of the target material, which ultimately leads to the ejection of a droplet. We aim to develop better understanding of the effect of the rheological properties of non-Newtonian fluids and pastes on the LIFT ejection mechanism. We investigate the violent fragmentation and jetting of viscoplastic fluids with high-speed imaging.
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The 32nd International Conference on High-Speed Imaging and Photonics ICHSIP-32

Max Planck Gesellschaft
Centre for Scientific Computing