Cavity Formation in Thin Films of Viscous Liquids

Science  20 Sep 1963:
Vol. 141, Issue 3586, pp. 1174-1175
DOI: 10.1126/science.141.3586.1174


High-speed photography was utilized to observe the dynamic growth behavior of a cavity in a viscous liquid. From these observations it has been shown that a relatively elementary analytical approach will reproduce the general cavity growth characteristics.