Early stage kinetics in a unified model of shear-induced demixing and mechanical shear banding instabilities

S. M. Fielding, P. D. Olmsted

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    Abstract

    A unified model of shear-induced demixing and 'mechanical' shear banding instabilities was discussed. A simple flow instability with a two-fluid approach was used. Results showed that for finite drag, concentration coupling enhances the instability at high fluctuations.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)2245011-2245014
    Number of pages3
    JournalPhysical Review Letters
    Volume90
    Issue number22
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 22 May 2003

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