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Publications

Recent Publications
  • Bostwick, J. B. and P. H. Steen, "Liquid-bridge shape stability by energy bounding." IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics (2015) doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/imamat/hxv016
  • Chang, CT, JB Bostwick, S Daniel and PH Steen, "Dynamics of Sessile Drops. Part 2. Experiment." J.Fluid Mech. J. Fluid Mech. (2015), vol 768, pp. 442-467.                          doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2015.99
  • Bostwick, JB and PH Steen, "Stability of constrained capillary surfaces," Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics 2015. 47:539-68.                            doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-fluid-010814-013626
  • Bostwick, JB and PH Steen, "Dynamics of Sessile Drops. Part 1. Inviscid theory." J.Fluid Mech. Vol. 760, pp. 5-38, 2014. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2014.582
  • Altieri, AL and PH Steen, "Substrate heating in the planar-flow melt spinning of metals." J. Thermal Sci. Eng. Appl.. 2014; 6(4):041011-041011-9.                                                   doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4027809
  • Altieri, AL and PH Steen, "Adhesion upon solidification and detachment in the melt-spinning of metals," 2014, Met. & Mat. Trans. B.                                                                    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11663-014-0128-6
  • Macner, AM, S Daniel and PH Steen, "Condensation on Surface Energy Gradient Shifts Drop Size Distribution toward Small Drops," Langmuir, 2014. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la404057g
  • Macner, AM and PH Steen, "Adaptive Adhesion by a Beetle: Manipulation of liquid bridges and their breaking limits," Biointerphases 9, 011001, 2014. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1116/1.4857315
  • Barz, DPJ and PH Steen, "A dynamic model of the electroosmotic droplet switch," Phys. Fluids 25, 097104, 2013. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4821356
  • Chang, C-T, JB Bostwick, PH Steen and S. Daniel, "Substrate constraint modifies the Rayleigh spectrum of vibrating sessile drops," Phys. Rev. E 88, 023015, 2013.                   doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.88.023015
  • Cox, BL, and PH Steen, “'Herringbone' defect formation in planar-flow melt spinning,” Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 2013. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2013.04.009
  • Slater, DM. and PH Steen, “Detecting symmetry in the chaotic and quasiperiodic motions of three coupled droplet oscillators,” SIAM J. Appl. Dyn. Sys. 11( 3), 1098-1113.  2012. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1137/110840327
  • Bostwick, JB and PH Steen, “Coupled oscillations of deformable spherical-cap droplets. Part 2. Viscous motions,” J. Fluid Mech. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2012.480
  • Bostwick, JB and PH Steen, “Coupled oscillations of deformable spherical-cap droplets. Part 1. Inviscid motions,”  J. Fluid Mech. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2012.483
  • Slater, DM, MJ Vogel, AM Macner, and PH Steen, “Beetle-inspired adhesion by capillary-bridge arrays: pull-off detachment,” J. Adhes. Sci. Tech. 2012. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01694243.2012.705472
  • van Lengerich, HB, and PH Steen, “Energy dissipation and the contact-line region of  a spreading bridge,” J. Fluid Mech., 703, 111-141.  2012. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2012.199 
  • Cox, BL and PH Steen, “Finite-amplitude dynamics of coupled cylindrical menisci,” J. Colloid Int. Sci. 2011. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2011.06.027
  • Slater, DM and PH Steen, “Bifurcation and Stability of n coupled droplet oscillators with Sn symmetry,”  SIAM J. Appl. Math., Vol. 71, No. 4, pp. 1204–1219, 2011. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1137/100808940
  • van Lengerich, HB, MJ Vogel and PH Steen, “Coarsening of capillary drops coupled by conduit networks,” Phys. Rev. E 82, 066312, 2010. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.82.066312
  • Bostwick, JB and PH Steen, “Stability of constrained cylindrical interfaces and the torus-lift of Plateau-Rayleigh,” J. Fluid Mech. 647, 201, 2010. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022112009993831
  • Vogel, MJ and PH Steen, “Capillarity-based switchable adhesion,” Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., 107(8), 33773381, 2010.  doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0914720107
  • Theisen, EA, MJ Davis, SJ Weinstein and PH Steen “Transient behavior of the planar-flow melt spinning process,” Chem. Eng Sci. 65(10) 2010. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ces.2010.02.018
  • Barz, DPJ, MJ Vogel and PH Steen, “Determination of the zeta potential of porous substrates by droplet deflection.  II. Generation of electrokinetic flow in a non-polar liquid” Langmuir 26(5), 3126–313. 2010. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la903075w
  • Barz, DPJ, MJ Vogel and PH Steen, “Determination of the zeta potential of porous substrates by droplet deflection.  I. The influence of ionic strength and pH value of an aqueous electrolyte in contact with a borosilicate surface,” Langmuir 25(3), 1842-1850. 2009. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la802949z
  • Bostwick, JB and PH Steen, “Capillary Oscillations of a Constrained Liquid Drop,” Phys. Fluids 21, 032108 2009. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3103344
  • van Lengerich, HB, MJ Vogel and PH Steen, “Dynamics and Stability of Volume-Scavenging Drop Arrays: Coarsening by Capillarity,” Physica D 238, 531-539,  2009. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physd.2008.12.001
Patents

US Patent 7,306,025, 2007, “Methods for continuous casting of a molten material” 

US Patent 7,082,986 2006, “System and method for continuous casting of a molten material” 

US Patent 8,319,126, 2012 “Liquid switches and switching devices and systems and methods thereof” 

US pending 13/769534, 2012  “System and methods for object manipulation,” with H. Lipson group.

DE pending 10-2004-034-839, 2004 “Electrokinetically-activated capillary . . .”

US pending 61/297881, 2011 “Electro-osmotic apparatus, method and applications . . .”

Updated 06/12/2017