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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 1986
  • pp: 1837–1839

Explosion of water droplets

Shirish M. Chitanvis  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 25, Issue 11, pp. 1837-1839 (1986)

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We use self-similarity to describe the motion of vapor emanating from a water droplet that has been exploded by a short pulse from a high energy laser. This approach allows us to obtain a qualitative description of the experiment of Kafalas and Herrmann.

© 1986 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: January 3, 1986
Published: June 1, 1986

Shirish M. Chitanvis, "Explosion of water droplets," Appl. Opt. 25, 1837-1839 (1986)

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