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    • Keywords


      Viscous fingering; Hele-Shaw cell; simulation.

    • Abstract


      We simulate viscous fingering generated by separating two plates with a constant force, in a lifting Hele-Shaw cell. Variation in the patterns for different fluid viscosity and lifting force is studied. Viscous fingering is strongly affected by anisotropy. We report a computer simulation study of fingering patterns, where circular or square grooves are etched on to the lower plate. Results are compared with experiments.

    • Author Affiliations


      Sujata Tarafdar1 Soma Nag1 Tapati Dutta2 Suparna Sinha1

      1. Physics Department, Condensed Matter Physics Research Centre, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700 016, India
      2. Physics Department, St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata 700 016, India
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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