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Bubble Dynamics

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Caption: This is the original movie of the bubble dynamics shown in Fig. 1E-G. The interfacial bubble ruptures, uncovering a dimple on the water surface. The high curvature of this dimple causes a jet to form; since this jet does not have enough kinetic energy to be propelled into the atmosphere it returns to the interface. Yet, around the jet, there is a ring of smaller bubbles formed during the film retraction. One of these daughter bubbles ruptures at 56 ms (left side of movie)

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