Periodic precipitation during droplet evaporation on a substrate

Makiko Nonomura, Ryo Kobayashi, Yasumasa Nishiura, Masatsugu Shimomura

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

21 Citations (Scopus)


We present a model of motion and evaporation of a droplet of a solute along with precipitation. It is demonstrated that the model can simulate the formation of stripe patterns parallel to the droplet edge resulting from periodic precipitation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2468-2471
Number of pages4
Journaljournal of the physical society of japan
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Oct
Externally publishedYes


  • Evaporation
  • Patterning
  • Periodic precipitation
  • Supersaturation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


Dive into the research topics of 'Periodic precipitation during droplet evaporation on a substrate'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this