Publications

On Thin Film Flows

  • I. Cuellar, P. Ravazzoli, J. A. Diez, A. G. González, "Drop pattern resulting from the breakup of a bidimensional grid of liquid filaments", Phys. Fluids 29, 102103 (2017)
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  • P. Ravazzoli, I. Cuellar, A. G. González, J. A. Diez, "Wetting and dewetting processes in the axial retraction of liquid filaments", Phys. Rev. E 95, 053111 (2017)
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  • P. Ravazzoli, A. G. González, J. A. Diez, "Drops with non-circular footprints", Phys. Fluids 28, 042104 (2016)
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  • J. A. Diez, A. G. González, R. Fernández, "Metallic thin-film instability with thermal noise: The role of spatially extended noise correlations", Phys. Rev. E 93, 013120 (2016)
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  • A. G. González, J. A. Diez, M. Sellier, "Inertial and dimensional effects on the instability of a thin film", J. Fluid Mech. 787, 449 (2016)
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  • J. A. Diez, A. G. González, "Breakup of Thin Liquid Filaments on Partially Wetting Substrates: from Micrometric to Nanometric Scales", Braz. J. Phys. 45(6) (2015)
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  • J. D. Fowlkes, N. A. Roberts, Y. Wu, J. A. Diez, A. G. González, C. Hartnett, K. Mahady, S. Afkhami, L. Kondic, P. D. Rack, "Hierarchical Nanoparticle Ensembles Synthesized by Liquid Phase Directed Self-Assembly", Nano Lett. 14, 774 (2014)
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  • K. Mahady, S. Afkhami, J. Diez, L. Kondic, "Comparison of Navier-Stokes simulations with long-wave theory: Study of wetting and dewetting", Physics of Fluids 25, 112103 (2013)
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  • A. G. González, J. Diez, Y. Wu, J. D. Fowlkes, P. D. Rack, L. Kondic, "Instability of Liquid Cu Films on a SiO2 Substrate", Langmuir 29, 2378 (2013)
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  • A. G. González, J. Diez, L. Kondic, "Stability of a liquid ring on a substrate", Journal of Fluid Mechanics 718, 246 (2013)
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  • J. D. Fowlkes, L. Kondic, J. Diez, A. G. González, Y. Wu, N. A. Roberts, C. E. McCold, P. D. Rack, "Parallel assembly of particles and wires on wubstrates by dictating instability evolution in liquid metal films", Nanoscales 4, 7283 (2012)
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  • J. T. Dac Nguyen, M. Fuentes-Cabrera, J. D. Fowlkes, J. A. Diez, A. G. González, L.Kondic, P. D. Rack, "Competition between collapse and breakup in nanometer-sized thin rings using molecular dynamics and continuum modeling", Langmuir 28, 13960 (2012)
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  • J. A. Diez, A. G. González, L. Kondic, "Instability of a transverse liquid rivulet on an inclined plane", Physics of Fluids 24, 032104 (2012)
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  • Y. Wu, J. D. Fowlkes, N. A. Roberts, J. A. Diez, L. Kondic, A. G. González, P. D. Rack, "Competing liquid phase instabilities during pulsed laser induced self-assembly of copper rings into ordered nanoparticle arrays on SiO2", Langmuir 27, 13314 (2011)
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  • J. D. Fowlkes, L. Kondic, J. A. Diez, Y. Wu, P. D. Rack , "Self-assembly versus directed assembly of nanoparticles via pulsed laser induced dewetting of patterned metal films", Nano Letters 11, 2478 (2011)
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  • Y. Wu, J. D. Fowlkes, P. D. Rack, J. A. Diez, L. Kondic, "On the breakup of patterned nanoscale copper rings into droplets via pulsed laser induced dewetting: Competing liquid phase instability and transport mechanisms", Langmuir 26, 11972 (2010)
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  • J. Diez, A. G. González, L. Kondic, "Stability of a finite-length rivulet under partial wetting conditions", Journal of Physics: Conference Series 166, 012009 (2009)
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  • J. Diez, A. G. González, L. Kondic, "On the breakup of fluid rivulets", Physics of Fluids 21, 082105 (2009)
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  • L. Kondic, J. Diez, P. D. Rack, Y. Guan, J. D. Fowlkes, "Nanoparticle assembly via the dewetting of patterned thin metal lines: Understanding the instability mechanisms", Physical Review E 79, 026302-1/7 (2009)
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  • J. Gomba, J. Diez, R. Gratton, A. G. González, L. Kondic, "Stability study of a constant-volume thin film flow", Physical Review E 76, 046308 (2007)
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  • J. Diez, L. Kondic, "On the breakup of fluid films of finite and infinite extent", Physics of Fluids 19, 072107-1/22 (2007)
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  • A. G. González, J. Diez, R. Gratton, J. Gomba, "Rupture of a fluid strip under partial wetting conditions", Europhysics Letters 77, 44001-1/5 (2007)
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  • L. Kondic, J. Diez, "On nontrivial traveling waves in thin films flows including contact lines", Physica D 209, 135-144 (2005)
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  • J. Diez, A. G. González, J. Gomba, R. Gratton, L. Kondic, "Unstable spreading of a fluid filament on a vertical plane: Experiments and simulations", Physica D 209, 49-61 (2005)
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  • J. Gomba, J. Diez, A. G. González, R. Gratton, "Spreading of a micrometric fluid strip down a plane under controlled intial conditions", Phys. Rev. E. 71, 016304 (2005)
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  • A. G. González, J. Diez, J. Gomba, R. Gratton, L. Kondic, "Spreading of a thin two-dimensional strip of fluid on a vertical plane: Experiments and modeling", Phys. Rev. E 70, 026309 (2004)
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  • L. Kondic, J. Diez, "Instabilities in the flow of thin films on heterogeneous surfaces", Phys. Fluids 16(9), 3341 (2004)
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  • J. Diez, L. Kondic, "Instabilities in the flow of thin films", Int. J. Heat and Technology. 1, 31 (2003)
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  • L. Kondic, J. Diez, "Flow of thin films on patterned surfaces", Colloids and Surfaces A 214, 1-11 (2002)
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  • L. Kondic, J. Diez, "Flow of thin films on patterned surfaces: Controlling the instability", Phys. Rev. E 65, 045301 (2001)
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  • L. Kondic, J. Diez, "Pattern formation in a gravity driven flow of thin films: Constant flux flow", Phys. Fluids 13(11), 3168 (2001)
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  • J. Diez, L. Kondic, "Contact line instabilities of thin liquid films", Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 632 (2001)
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  • J. Diez, L. Kondic, A. Bertozzi, "Global models for moving contact lines", Phys. Rev. E 63, 011208 (2001)
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  • L. Kondic, J. Diez, "Instabilities in the flow of thin liquid films", Proceedings of IUTAM Symposium on Free Surface Flows, eds. A. C. King and Y. D. Shikhmurzaev, Fluid Mechanics and its Applications 62, 161-168, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Norwell, MA. (2001)
  • S. Betelú, J. Diez, "A two-dimensional similarity solution for capillary driven flows", Physica D 2168, 1-5 (1998)
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On Numerical Techniques

  • S. Betelú, J. Diez, L. Thomas, R. Gratton, B. Marino, "A boundary-elements method for viscous gravity currents", Int. J. for Num. Methods in Fluids 25, 1 (1997)
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  • J. Diez, L. Kondic, "Computing three dimensional thin film flows including contact lines", J. Comp. Physics 183, 274-306 (2002)
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On Droplets Motion

  • J. A. Diez, R. Gratton, L. P. Thomas, B. Marino, "Laplace pressure driven drop spreading", Phys. Fluids 6, 24 (1994)
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  • J. Diez, R. Gratton, L. Thomas, B. Marino, "Laplace pressure driven drop spreading: Quasi self similar solution", J. Colloid and Interface Sci. 168, 15 (1994)
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  • R. Gratton, J. A. Diez, L. P. Thomas, B. Marino, S. Betelú, "Quasi-self-similarity for wetting drops", Phys. Rev. E 53, 3563 (1996)
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On Experimental Techniques

  • L. Thomas, R. Gratton, B. Marino, J. Diez, "Droplets profiles obtained from the intensity distribution of refraction patterns", Applied Optics 34, 5840 (1995)
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  • L. Thomas, R. Gratton, B. Marino, S. Betelú, J. Diez, "Measurement of the slope of a liquid free surface along a line by a schlieren system with anamorphic elements", Measurements Science and Technology 7, 1 (1996)
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On Viscous Gravity Currents

  • J. Diez, J. Gratton, F. Minotti, "Self-similar solutions of the second kind of nonlinear diffusion-type equations", Quart. J. of Appl. Math. 50(3), 401-414 (1992)
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  • J. Diez, R. Gratton, J. Gratton, "Self-similar solution of the second kind for a convergent viscous gravity current", Phys. Fluids A 4(6), 1148-1155 (1992)
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  • B. Marino, L. Thomas, J. Diez, R. Gratton, "Capillarity effects on viscous gravity spreadings of wetting fluids", J. Colloid and Interface Sci. 177, 14 (1996)
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  • B. Marino, L. Thomas, R. Gratton, J. Diez, S. Betelú, "Waiting time solutions of a non-linear diffusion Equation: Experimental study of a creeping flow near a waiting front", Phys. Rev. E. 54, 2628 (1996)
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  • S. BetelĂș, J. Diez, L. Thomas, R. Gratton, B. Marino, "Instantaneous viscous flow in a corner bounded by free surfaces", Phys. Fluids 8, 2269 (1996)
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  • J. Diez, S. Betelú, R. Gratton, "The crumbling of a viscous liquid prism with an inclined free surface", Arch. Appl. Mech. 68(6), 407-421 (1998)
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  • S. BetelĂș, R. Gratton, J. Diez, "Observation of cusps during the levelling of free surfaces in viscous flows", J. Fluid Mech. 377, 137-149 (1998)
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  • J. Diez, L. P. Thomas, S. Betelú, R. Gratton, B. Marino, J. Gratton, D. G. Aronson, S. B. Angenent, "Non-circular focussing flow in viscous gravity currents", Phys. Rev. E 58(5), 6182 (1998)
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  • S. Betelú, J. Diez, R. Gratton, "Cusped ripples at the plane surface of a viscous liquid", Arch. Appl. Mech. 69(1), 36-46 (1999)
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On Gas Dynamics

  • L. Thomas, V. Pais, R. Gratton, J. Diez, "A numerical study on the transition to self-similar flow in collapsing cavities", Phys. Fluids 29, 676 (1986)
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  • J. Diez, L. Thomas, "Free expansion of a gas against a rigid wall", Phys. Fluids A 1(2), 285 (1989)
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  • J. Diez, L. Thomas, "Acceleration of a slab driven by a constant pressure piston", Phys. Fluids A 1(8), 1426 (1989)
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  • L. Thomas, J. Diez, "Entropy distribution in a slab driven by a two-step pressure pulse", Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 31(12), 1951 (1989)
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  • L. Thomas, J. Diez, "Compression of a gas by a solid slab: Entropy distribution due to a two-step pressure pulse", Nuclear Fusion 30(11), 2397 (1990)
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