high speed imaging
Have you ever had a leaky faucet.... drip,drip,drip. Here is what is looks like at 10,000 frames per second. Using a fast camera (Phantom 7.1), we are able to image fluids breaking into droplets at more than 100,000 frames per second.
This video explains why we are interested in studying mosquitoes.
This is a youtube video that explains our fligth research to students at the junior high and high school levels.
This movie shows the break-up of a lyotropic surfactant in the lamellar phase. The break-up is symmetrip about the minimum radius and no satellite drops are formed. The frame rate is 20,000 f.p.s.
High-speed video of sound waves shattering a wine glass.
Fluid from a canister of "spray-starch" shot at 19,000 fps.
Video of water after striking a 288Hz tuning fork. Framerate: 18,000 fps