Surface Waves and Instabilities in Plane Charged Interfaces

  • Antonio Castellanos
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 380)


Besides the Coulomb force, exerted by an electric field on free charge injected into liquid dielectrics, there is another mechanism of EHD motion caused by surface interface electric tensions. So this type of electroconvection arises when a liquid is in contact with air or with other inmiscible liquids.


Free Surface Small Oscillation Charged Interface Dielectric Liquid Conductive Liquid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio Castellanos
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  1. 1.University of SevillaSpain

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