Publications

  1. T.M. Moyle, L.M. Walker, and S.L. Anna, “Controlling thread formation during tipstreaming through an active feedback control loop,” Lab Chip 13 (2013) 4534 – 41.
  2. T.M. Moyle, L.M. Walker, and S.L. Anna, “Predicting Conditions for Microscale Surfactant-Mediated Tipstreaming,” Phys. Fluids 24 (2012) 082110.
  3. A.P. Kotula and S.L. Anna, “Probing timescales for colloidal particle adsorption using slug bubbles in rectangular microchannels,” in press Soft Matter, 8 (2012) 10759 – 10772.
  4. N.J. Alvarez, L.M. Walker, S.L. Anna, “A Criterion to Assess the Impact of Confined Volumes on Surfactant Transport to Liquid-Fluid Interfaces,” Soft Matter, 8 (2012) 8917 – 8925.
  5. S. Chatterjee and S.L. Anna, “Interaction of Toroidal Focal Conic Defects with Shear Flow,” Soft Matter, 8 (2012) 6698 – 6705.
  6. N.J. Alvarez, S.L. Anna, T. Saigal, R.D. Tilton, L.M. Walker, “Interfacial Dynamics and Rheology of Polymer-Grafted Nanoparticles at Air-Water and Xylene-Water interfaces,” Langmuir, 28 (2012) 8052 – 8063.
  7. S.M. Vuong and S.L. Anna, “Tuning Bubbly Structures in Microchannels,” Biomicrofluidics, Special Issue on Multiphase Microfluidics, Guest Ed. Saif Khan, 6 (2012) 022004.
  8. N.J. Alvarez, D.R. Vogus, L.M. Walker, and S.L. Anna, “Using bulk convection to approach kinetic-limited surfactant dynamics,” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 372 (2012) 183-191.
  9. S. Chatterjee and S.L. Anna, “Formation and Ordering of Topological Defect Arrays Produced by Dilatational Strain and Shear Flow in Smectic-A Liquid Crystals,” Physical Review E, 85 (2012) 011701.
  10. N.J. Alvarez, W. Lee, L.M. Walker, and S.L. Anna, “The Effect of Alkane Tail Length of CiE8 Surfactants on Transport to the Silicone Oil-Water Interface,” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 355 (2011) 231-236.
  11. W. Lee, L.M. Walker, and S.L. Anna, “Competition between Viscoelasticity and Surfactant Dynamics in Flow Focusing Microfluidics,” Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, Special Issue on Rheology, Mixing, and Flow of Polymeric Materials, 296 (2011) 203-213.
  12. S.L. Anna and S. Garoff, “Apparatus and Process for Producing Patterned, Micron and Nanometer Size Reaction and Mixing Zones for Fluids Deposited on Smooth, Rough and Porous Surfaces and Applications of That Process,” Full Patent Application Filed February 15, 2011. Docket No. 279430.108_PCT.
  13. M. Ferer, S.L. Anna, P. Tortora, J. R. Kadambi, M. Oliver, G.S. Bromhal, and D. H. Smith, “Two-Phase Flow in Porous Media: Predicting Its Dependence on Capillary Number and Viscosity Ratio,” Transport in Porous Media 86 (2011) 243-259.
  14. N.J. Alvarez, L.M. Walker, and S.L. Anna, “A Microtensiometer to Probe the Effect of Radius of Curvature on Surfactant Transport to a Spherical Interface,” Langmuir, 26 (2010) 13310-13319.
  15. N.J. Alvarez, L.M. Walker, and S.L. Anna, “Diffusion-limited adsorption to a spherical geometry: The impact of curvature and competitive time scales,” Physical Review E, 82 (2010) 011604.
  16. N.J. Alvarez, L.M. Walker, and S.L. Anna, “A Non-Gradient Based algorithm for the Determination of Surface Tension from a Pendant Drop: Application to Low Bond Number Shapes,” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 333 (2009) 557-562.
  17. W. Lee, L.M. Walker and S.L. Anna, “Role of Geometry and Fluid Properties in Droplet and Thread Formation Processes in Planar Flow Focusing,” Physics of Fluids 21 (2009) 032103.
  18. G.F. Christopher and S.L. Anna, “Passive Breakup of Viscoelastic Droplets and Filament Self-Thinning at a Microfluidic T-Junction,” Journal of Rheology 53 (2009) 663-683.
  19. S. Shojaei-Zadeh, S.R. Swanson and S.L. Anna, “Highly Uniform Micro-Cavity Arrays in Flexible Elastomer Film,” Soft Matter, 2009, Soft Matter 5 (2009) 743-746.
  20. G.F. Christopher, J. Bergstein, N.B. End, C. Nguyen, and S.L. Anna, “Splitting and Coalescence of Droplets at Microfluidic Junctions,” Lab on a Chip, 2009, Lab on a Chip 9 (2009) 1102-1109.
  21. G.F. Christopher, N.N. Noharuddin, J.A. Taylor and S.L. Anna, “Experimental observations of the squeezing-to-dripping transition in microfluidic T-junctions,” Physical Review E, 78 (2008) 036317.
  22. G.F. Christopher and S.L. Anna, “Microfluidic methods for generating continuous droplet streams,” Journal of Physics D – Applied Physics, 40 (2007) R319-R336.
  23. S.L. Anna and G.H. McKinley, “Effect of a controlled pre-deformation history on extensional viscosity of dilute polymer solutions,” Rheologica Acta, 47 (2008) 841-859.
  24. S.L. Anna and H.C. Mayer, “Microscale Tipstreaming in a Microfluidic Flow Focusing Device,” Physics of Fluids, 18 (2006) 121512.
  25. S. Shojaei-Zadeh and S.L. Anna, “Role of Surface Anchoring and Geometric Confinement on Focal Conic Textures in Smectic-A Liquid Crystals,” Langmuir 22 (2006) 9986-93.
  26. D.R. Link, S.L. Anna, H.A. Stone, and D.A. Weitz, “Geometrically-Mediated Breakup of Drops in Microfluidic Devices,” Physical Review Letters, 92 (2004) 054503.
  27. H.A. Stone, S.L. Anna, N. Bontoux, D.R. Link, D.A. Weitz, I. Gitlin, P. Garstecki, W. DiLuzio, G.M. Whitesides, and E. Kumacheva, “Method and Apparatus for Fluid Dispersion,” U.S. Patent Application 60/392,195 & 60/424,042 and Intl. Patent Application PCT/US03/20542, June 3, 2003.
  28. S.L. Anna, N. Bontoux, and H.A. Stone, “Formation of dispersions using ‘flow-focusing’ in microchannels,” Applied Physics Letters, 82 (2003) 364-366.
  29. S.L. Anna, G.H. McKinley, “Elasto-Capillary Thinning and Breakup of Model Elastic Liquids,” Journal of Rheology, 45 (2001) 115-138.
  30. S.L. Anna, G.H. McKinley, D.A. Nguyen, T. Sridhar, S.J. Muller, J. Huang, and D.F. James,  “An Inter-laboratory Comparison of Measurements from Filament-Stretching Rheometers Using Common Test Fluids,” Journal of Rheology, 45 (2001) 83-114.
  31. S.L. Anna, C. Rogers, and G.H. McKinley, “On Controlling the Kinematics of a Filament Stretching Rheometer Using a Real-Time Active Control Mechanism,” Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, 87 (1999) 307-335.
  32. J.R. Mackey, K.K. Das, S.L. Anna, and G.H. McKinley, “A Compact Dual-Crystal Modulated Birefringence Measurement System for Microgravity Applications,” Measurement Science and Technology, 10 (1999) 946-955.