nanojet


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nanojet

A tiny nozzle with an orifice only a couple dozen molecules wide. Such devices are used in fluid handling, photonics and other industries. See nanotechnology.
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Several papers show how the length of the photonic nanojet can be increased to several microns by radially grading index of the generating microsphere [14-16].
On the practical side, Moseler and Landman predict that nanojets may make possible tiny fuel injectors whose smaller, more uniform droplets would burn cleaner in engines.
Lin, SL, "Effects of Temperature and Velocity of Droplet Ejection Process of Simulated Nanojets onto a Moving Plate's Surface." Appl.
Finite-difference time-domain analysis of photonic nanojets from liquid- crystal-containing microcylinder.
Doak, "Liquid capillary micro/ nanojets in free-jet expansion, "Small, vol.