The Lutetium Project film a water droplet impacting on a superhydrophobic cone-shaped surface and the results are breathtaking. Research by Pierre Chantelot at the University of Twente.
This video is part of a collaboration with the Journal of Fluid Mechanics and the UK Fluids Network featuring a series of interviews with researchers from the APS DFD 2019 conference. Sponsored by the Journal of Fluid Mechanics and the UK Fluids Network.
Produced by Tom Crawford at the University of Oxford.
Publication: Pierre Chantelot, Ali Mazloomi Moqaddam, Anaïs Gauthier, Shyam S. Chikatamarla, Christophe Clanet, Ilya V. Karlin et David Quéré Water ring-bouncing on repellent singularities Soft Matter, 14, 2227-2223, 2018 http://xlink.rsc.org/?DOI=c7sm02004j