When a drop is sheared in a matrix liquid, the largest daughter drops are produced by elongative end-pinching. The daughter drop size is found to scale with the critical drop size that would occur under the same flow conditions and fluid properties.
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Renardy, Yuriko Y.; Cristini, Vittorio.
Scalings for fragments produced from drop breakup in shear flow with inertia.
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