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Contact: Angela Stark
The Optical Society

Microjet in Open Air

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Caption: The movie shows the injector firing into open air without a skin or gel target. The jet, which is approximately the diameter of a human hair, seems dispersed but a target would be placed within the jet breakup distance of a few millimeters, so splash-free injection is achieved.

Credit: Video courtesy Jack You/Seoul National University.

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