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Prof Khellil Sefiane

Personal Chair in Thermophysical Engineering

  1. Article › Research › Peer-reviewed
  2. Stability analysis of the pool-boiling crisis

    Steinchen, A. & Sefiane, K., 1996, In : Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. 8, 47, p. 9565-9568 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Stability and Two-phase Dynamics of Evaporating Marangoni-driven Flows in Laterally-heated Liquid Layers and Sessile Droplets

    Sáenz, P. J., Valluri, P., Sefiane, K. & Matar, O. K., 2015, In : Procedia IUTAM. 15, p. 116-123 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Standing wave in evaporating meniscus detected by infrared thermography

    Buffone, C., Sefiane, K., Minetti, C. & Mamalis, D., 27 Jul 2015, In : Applied Physics Letters. 107, 4, 4 p., 041606.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Steps Towards the Development of an Experimentally Verified Simulation of Pool Nucleate Boiling on a Silicon Wafer with Artificial Sites

    Sanna, A., Karayiannis, T. G., Kenning, D. B. R., Hutter, C., Sefiane, K., Walton, A., Golobic, I., Pavlovic, E. & Nelson, R. A., Jan 2009, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 29, p. 1327-1337 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Stick and oscillatory behavior of bubbles due to TiO2 nanoparticle coating in subcooled pool boiling on a wire

    Karimzadehkhouei, M., Özbey, A., Sefiane, K. & Koşar, A., 9 Aug 2017, In : Applied Physics Letters. 111, 6, 061601.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Stick-Slip of Evaporating Droplets: Substrate Hydrophobicity and Nanoparticle Concentration

    Orejon, D., Sefiane, K. & Shanahan, M. E. R., 1 Nov 2011, In : Langmuir. 27, 21, p. 12834-12843 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Structural transitions in a ring stain created at the contact line of evaporating nanosuspension sessile drops

    Askounis, A., Sefiane, K., Koutsos, V. & Shanahan, M. E. R., Jan 2013, In : Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear and Soft Matter Physics. 87, 1, 8 p., 012301.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Superstable ultra-thin water film confined in a hydrophilized carbon nanotube

    Tomo, Y., Askounis, A., Ikuta, T., Takata, Y., Sefiane, K. & Takahashi, K., 9 Feb 2018, In : Nano Letters. 18, 3, p. 1869-1874

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Temperature measurement near the triple line during phase change using Thermochromic Liquid Crystals thermography

    Buffone, C. & Sefiane, K., 2005, In : Experiments in fluids. 39, p. 99-110 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Temperature measurement near the triple line during phase change using thermochromic liquid crystal thermography

    Buffone, C. & Sefiane, K., Jul 2005, In : Experiments in fluids. 39, 1, p. 99-110 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. The Flow Characteristics of an Evaporating Ethanol Water Mixture Droplet on a Glass Substrate

    Hamamoto, Y., Christy, J. R. E. & Sefiane, K., 2012, In : Journal of thermal science and technology. 7, 3, p. 425-436 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. The Role of Diffusion in Superspreading

    Sefiane, K., Shanahan, M. E. R. & Radulovica, J., 1 Mar 2011, In : Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology. 25, 12, p. 1361-1370 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. The coupling between evaporation and adsorbed surfactant accumulation and its effect on the wetting and spreading behaviour of volatile drops on a hot surface

    Sefiane, K., 16 May 2006, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 51, 3-4, p. 238-252 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. The effect of evaporation kinetics on nanoparticle structuring within contact line deposits of volatile drops

    Askounis, A., Sefiane, K., Koutsos, V. & Shanahan, M. E. R., 20 Jan 2014, In : Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 441, p. 855-866 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. The effect of wall thickness and material on Marangoni driven convection in capillaries

    Buffone, C., Sefiane, K. & Minetti, C., 20 Sep 2015, In : Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 481, p. 384-392 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. The lifetimes of evaporating sessile droplets are significantly extended by strong thermal effects

    Schofield, F. G. H., Wilson, S. K., Pritchard, D. & Sefiane, K., 19 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 851, p. 231-244 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. The role of interfacial instabilities on boiling heat transfer transition

    Benielli, D., Sefiane, K. & Steinchen, A., 1999, In : Journal de Chimie Physique et de Physico-Chimie Biologique. 96, p. 975-990 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. The strong influence of substrate conductivity on droplet evaporation

    Dunn, G., Wilson, S. K., Duffy, B., David, S. & Sefiane, K., Jan 2009, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 623, 1, p. 329-351 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Thermal Conductivity of Liquid/CNT Core-Shell Nanocomposites

    Yamada, Y., Askounis, A., Ikuta, T., Takahashi, K., Takata, Y. & Sefiane, K., 4 Jan 2017, In : Journal of applied physics. 121, 1, 015104.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. Thermal patterns and hydrothermal waves (HTWs) in volatile drops

    Sefiane, K., Fukatani, Y., Takata, Y. & Kim, J., 6 Aug 2013, In : Langmuir. 29, 31, p. 9750-60 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Thermocapillary effects on steadily evaporating contact line: A perturbative local analysis

    Benselama, A. M., Harmand, S. & Sefiane, K., Jul 2012, In : Physics of Fluids. 24, 7, 38 p., 072105.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Thermocapillary-Driven Motion of a Sessile Drop: Effect of Non-Monotonic Dependence of Surface Tension on Temperature

    Karapetsas, G., Sahu, K. C., Sefiane, K. & Matar, O. K., 22 Apr 2014, In : Langmuir. 30, 15, p. 4310-4321 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Thoughts on some outstanding issues in the physics of equilibrium wetting and conceptual understanding of contact lines

    Sefiane, K., Aug 2011, In : European Physical Journal - Special Topics. 197, 1, p. 151-157 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Transient Effects in Evaporating Sessile Drops: With and Without Heating

    Bin, L., Bennacer, R., Sefiane, K. & Steinchen, A., Sep 2016, In : Journal of heat transfer-Transactions of the asme. 138, 9, 6 p., 091009.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Two-Phase Flow Instabilities in a Silicon Micro-channels Heat Sink

    Bogojevic, D., Sefiane, K., Walton, A. & Lin, H., Jan 2009, In : International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow. 30, p. 854-867 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Two-dimensional heat transfer coefficients with simultaneous flow visualisations during two-phase flow boiling in a PDMS microchannel

    Korniliou, S., Mackenzie-Dover, C., Christy, J. R. E., Harman, S., Walton, A. J. & Sefiane, K., 5 Feb 2018, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 130, p. 624-636

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Two-phase flow instabilities in a silicon microchannels heat sink

    Bogojevic, D., Sefiane, K., Walton, A. J., Lin, H. & Cummins, G., Oct 2009, In : International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow. 30, 5, p. 854-867

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. Unsteady motion of a long bubble or droplet in a self-rewetting system

    Duffy, B. R., Wilson, S. K., Conn, J. J. A. & Sefiane, K., 17 Dec 2018, In : Physical Review Fluids. 3, 12

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. Unsteady-state fluctuations analysis during bubble growth in a "rectangular" microchannel

    Barber, J., Brutin, D., Sefiane, K., Gardarein, J. L. & Tadrist, L., Nov 2011, In : International journal of heat and mass transfer. 54, 23-24, p. 4784-4795 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. Use of IR Thermography To Investigate Heated Droplet Evaporation and Contact Line Dynamics

    Fabien, G., Antoni, M. & Sefiane, K., 7 Jun 2011, In : Langmuir. 27, 11, p. 6744-6752 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  32. Vertical coalescence during nucleate boiling from a single artificial cavity

    Hutter, C., Sanna, A., Karayiannis, T. G., Kenning, D. B. R., Nelson, R. A., Sefiane, K. & Walton, A. J., 1 Nov 2013, In : Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science. 51, p. 94-102 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  33. Void Fraction Measurement of Gas-Liquid Two-Phase Flow Based on Empirical Mode Decomposition and Artificial Neural Networks

    Wang, W., Sefiane, K., Duursma, G., Liang, X. & Chen, Y., 23 May 2018, In : Heat Transfer Engineering.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  34. Vortices, dissipation and flow transition in volatile binary drops

    Bennacer, R. & Sefiane, K., Jun 2014, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 749, p. 649-665 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  35. Water vapor uptake into hygroscopic lithium bromide desiccant droplets: Mechanisms of droplet growth and spreading

    Wang, Z., Orejon, D., Sefiane, K. & Takata, Y., 10 Oct 2018, In : Physical chemistry chemical physics. 21, 3, p. 1046-1058 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  36. Wettability on Inner and Outer Surface of Single Carbon Nanotubes

    Yamada, Y., Takahashi, K., Takata, Y. & Sefiane, K., 19 Jul 2016, In : Langmuir. 32, 28, p. 7064-7069 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  37. Wetting and Evaporation of Binary Mixture Drops

    Sefiane, K., David, S. & Shanahan, M. E. R., Jan 2008, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 112, p. 11317-11323 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  38. Wetting and evaporation of salt-water nanodroplets: A molecular dynamics investigation

    Zhang, J., Borg, M., Sefiane, K. & Reese, J., Nov 2015, In : Physical Review E. 92, 11 p., 052403.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  39. Wetting phenomena observed in evaporating droplets on structured surfaces

    Tekidou, R., Duursma, G., Mackenzie Dover, C., Kubyshkina, V., Terry, J. & Sefiane, K., 14 Aug 2019, In : Heat Transfer Engineering.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  40. Young-Lippmann equation revisited for nano-suspensions

    Orejon, D., Sefiane, K. & Shanahan, M. E. R., 20 May 2013, In : Applied Physics Letters. 102, 20, 3 p., 201601.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  41. Letter › Research › Peer-reviewed
  42. On the Motion of a Sessile Drop on an Incline: Effect of Non-Monotonic Thermocapillary Stresses

    Mamalis, D., Koutsos, V. & Sefiane, K., 5 Dec 2016, In : Applied Physics Letters. 109, 23, 5 p., 231601.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

  43. Literature review › Research › Peer-reviewed
  44. Wetting and phase change: Opportunities and challenges

    Sefiane, K., Shanahan, M. E. R. & Antoni, M., Aug 2011, In : Current opinion in colloid & interface science. 16, 4, p. 317-325 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

  45. Editorial › Research › Peer-reviewed
  46. Biomimetic Approaches to Functional Surfaces, Surface Wetting and Fluids Drag Reduction

    Yan, Y., Li, J. & Sefiane, K., Dec 2009, In : Journal of Bionic Engineering. 6, 4, p. I-II 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  47. Comment on "Increased Evaporation Kinetics of Sessile Droplets by Using Nanoparticles"

    Stauber, J. M., Wilson, S. K., Duffy, B. R. & Sefiane, K., 1 Oct 2013, In : Langmuir. 29, 39, p. 12328-12329 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  48. Selected Papers From the Tenth UK National Heat Transfer Conference

    Sefiane, K., Kew, P. & Wadekar, V. V., 2009, In : Heat Transfer Engineering. 30, 13, p. 1015-1016 2 p., 912317753.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  49. Selected Papers from the Second Micro & Nano Flows Conference

    Karayiannis, T. G., Collins, M. W. & Sefiane, K., 2011, In : Heat Transfer Engineering. 32, 13-14, p. 1099-1100 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  50. Special issue: 10th UK Heat Transfer Conference

    Sefiane, K. & Kew, P., May 2009, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 29, 7, p. 1275-1275 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  51. Thermal effects in the splashing of drops under a reduced pressure environment

    Sefiane, K., 5 May 2006, In : Physical Review Letters. 96, 17, p. 179401 1 p., 179401.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  52. Chapter › Research
  53. Spreading Exponents: Dynamics of Trisiloxane Wetting of Hydrophobic Surfaces

    Radulovic, J., Sefiane, K. & Shanahan, M. E. R., 2010, DEFECTS AND DIFFUSION IN SEMICONDUCTORS: AN ANNUAL RETROSPECTIVE XII. Fisher, DJ. (ed.). STAFA-ZURICH: TRANS TECH PUBLICATIONS LTD, p. 139-145 7 p. (Defect and Diffusion Forum Series; vol. 303-304).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  54. Conference contribution › Research
  55. A Mathematical Model of the Evolution of an Evaporating Liquid Droplet on a heated substrate

    Dunn, G., Wilson, S., Duffy, B., Sefiane, K. & David, S., 2005, XVIIth European Chemistry at Interfaces Conference.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  56. A Mechanistic Model for Pool Nucleat Boiling: Preliminary Results and Comparison with Experiments

    Sanna, A., Hutter, C., Karayiannis, T. G., Kenning, D. B. R., Nelson, R. A., Golobic, I., Pavlovic, E. & Sefiane, K., May 2008, 46th European Two-Phase Flow Group Meeting.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution