Nanotech 2004 Vol. 2
Nanotech 2004 Vol. 2
Technical Proceedings of the 2004 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 2

MEMS Modeling Chapter 6

Free Surface Flow and Acousto-Elastic Interaction in Piezo Inkjet

Authors: H. Wijshoff

Affilation: Océ Technologies B.V., Netherlands

Pages: 215 - 218

Keywords: inkjet, acoustics, drop formation, two-phase flow, fluid-structure interaction

Modeling plays an essential role in our research on new inkjet technologies. Structural modeling with Ansys includes piezo-electricity. Acoustic modeling in Ansys and Matlab involves fluid-structure interaction. CFD modeling with Flow3D includes wall-flexibility and free surface flow with surface tension. Added to our measurements this reveals the phenomena involved in our main goal: firing droplets of ink at a very high rate with any desired shape, velocity, dimension and a reliability as high as possible.

ISBN: 0-9728422-8-4
Pages: 519
Hardcopy: $79.95

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