1. F. Denner, F. Evrard, B. van Wachem, J.R. Castrejón-Pita and A. A. Castrejón-Pita. Evolution of the dynamic Rayleigh-Plateau instability on liquid jets. Under Review.
    2. M. Quetzari, A. A. Castrejón-Pita, J.R. Castrejón-Pita. A new angle on splashing. Under Review
    3. F. Box, D. O'Kiely, M. Inizan, O. Kodio, A. A. Castrejón-Pita, D. Vella. Impact on floating thin elastic sheets: Dynamic wrinkling is controlled by fluid inertia. Under Review



  1. F. Wang, F. Conto, J.R. Castrejon-Pita, A. A. Castrejón-Pita, W. Wang, J. Feng, and Y. Sui. A new regime in contracting liquid filaments. Journal of Fluid Mechanics (2018)
  2. J Lopez-Herrera, S. Poppinet, and A. A. Castrejón-Pita. An adaptive solver for viscoelastic incompressible two-phase problems applied to the study of the splashing of slightly viscoelastic droplets. Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics (2018)
  3. C. Zhanfeng,  A. Odeleye, C-Y  Chui, L. Nguyen; A. A. Castrejón-Pita, H. Ye. On the Use of 3D-Printed Flow Distributors to Control Particle Movement in a Fluidized Bed. Under Review (2018)
  4. A. S. Mohamed, A. M. Ganan-Calvo, J. R. Castrejon-Pita, M. A. Herrada, and A. A. Castrejón-Pita. Controlled Cavity Collapse: Universality in the Scaling of Drop Formation. Soft Matter (2018)
  5. E. Parry, D-G. Kim, A. A. Castrejón-Pita, S. Elston, S. Morris.Formation of radial aligned and uniform nematic liquid crystal droplets via drop-on-demand inkjet printing into a partially-wet polymer layer. Optical Materials (2018).
  6. G. P. Benham, A. A. Castrejón-Pita, I. J. Hewitt, C. Please, and P Bird. Turbulent shear layers in confining channels. Journal of Turbulence (2018) (ORA)
  7. C. Hedegaard, E.C. Collin, C. Redondo-Gomez, LTH Nguyen, KW. Ng, A. A. Castrejón-Pita, J.R. Castrejon-Pita, and A. Mata. Hydrodynamically guided hierarchical self-assembly of peptide-protein bioinks. 1703716 (2018) Advanced Functional Materials (ORA)
  8. E.Parry, S Bolis, S. Elston, A. A. Castrejón-Pita, S. Morris. Drop-on-Demand Inkjet Printing of Thermally Tunable Liquid Crystal Microlenses. Advanced Engineering Materials, 1700774 (2018) 10.1002/adem.201700774 (ORA)
  9. A. Ponce-Torres, E. J. Vega, A. A. Castrejón-Pita, J. M. Montanero. Smooth printing of viscoelastic microfilms with a flow focusing ejector. J. NonNewton Fluid Mech. (2017)  (ORA)
  10. E. J. Vega and A. A. Castrejón-Pita. Suppressing prompt splash with polymer additives. Exp. Fluids, 58:57 (2017) DOI10.1007/s00348-017-2341-y (ORA)
  11. P. L. Read, X. Morice-Atkinson, E. Allen, and A. A. Castrejón-Pita. Phase synchronization of baroclinic waves in a differentially-heated rotating annulus experiment subject to periodic forcing with a variable duty cycle, CHAOS. 27(12):127001. doi: 10.1063/1.5001817 (ORA)
  12. J. R Castrejón-Pita, B. Munoz-Sanchez, I. Hutchings, A. A. Castrejón-Pita.  Droplet impact onto moving liquids.  J. Fluid Mech. 809, 716-725 (2016) DOI10.1017/jfm.2016.672
  13. C. J. Howland, A. Antkowiak, J. R. Castrejón-Pita, S. D. Howison, J. M. Oliver, R. W. Style, and A. A. Castrejón-Pita. It’s harder to splash on soft solids, Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 184502 (2016). (Media coverage: New Scientist, Scientific American, Nature News, APS Editor’s Choice, PBS America, Discovery Channel, BBC Radio, etc) DOI10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.184502
  14. J. R Castrejón-Pita, S. J. Willis, and A. A. Castrejón-Pita. Dynamic nozzles for drop generators, Rev. Sci. Instrum 86.11 (2015): 115101. DOI10.1063/1.4934811
  15. J. R. Castrejón-Pita, A. A. Castrejón-Pita, S Teethe, K Sambath, O A. Basaran, J. R. Lister, I. M. Hutchings, E. J. Hinch. ‘A plethora of intermediate states during the breakup of liquid filaments’ Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A. 2015 Apr 14;112(15):4582-7. DOI10.1073/pnas.1418541112
  16. J. Garcia-Garcia, H Gonzales, J. R. Castrejón-Pita, A. A. Castrejón-Pita. The breakup length of harmonically stimulated capillary jets. Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 094104 (2014) DOI10.1063/1.4894576
  17. J. R. Castrejón-Pita, K. J. Kubiak, A. A. Castrejón-Pita, M. C. T. Wilson, and I. M. Hutchings. Mixing and internal dynamics of droplets impacting and coalescing on a solid surface. Phys. Rev. E 88, 023023 (2013). DOI10.1103/PhysRevE.88.023023
  18. J. R. Castrejón-Pita, S. Hoath, A. A. Castrejón-Pita, N. F. Morrison, W-K Hsiao, I. M. Hutchings. Time-resolved particle image velocimetry within the nozzle of a drop-on-demand printhead, J. Imag. Sci. Tech. 56, 050401, (2013) COVER DOI10.2352/J.ImagingSci.Technol.
  19. A. A. Castrejón-Pita, J. R. Castrejón-Pita, I. M. Hutchings. Experimental observation of von Karman vortex street in drop impact, Phys. Rev. E. 86, 045301(R) (2012). DOI10.1103/PhysRevE.86.045301
  20. A. A. Castrejón-Pita, J. R. Castrejón-Pita, G. D. Martin. A novel method for on demand drop generation, Rev. Sci. Instr. 83, 115105 (2012) DOI10.1063/1.4766886
  21. J. R. Castrejón-Pita, A. A. Castrejón-Pita, J. Hinch, J. Lister, I. M. Hutchings. Self-similar breakup of near-inviscid liquids, Phys. Rev. E 86, 015301(R) (2012).(Media coverage: Physics Focus, Science Magazine News (Science Shots), Business Insider, etc) DOI10.1103/PhysRevE.86.015301
  22. A. A. Castrejón-Pita, J. R. Castrejón-Pita, I. M. Hutchings. Breakup of liquid filaments, Phys. Rev Lett. 108 (7), 074506 (2012) DOI10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.074506 (Media coverage: Physics Focus, Physics World, The Engineer, Business Insider, etc.)
  23. P. L. Read and A. A. Castrejón-Pita. Phase synchronization between stratospheric and tropospheric quasi-biennial and semi-annual oscillations, QJ. Royal. Met. Soc. 138 1338-1349 (2012) DOI10.1002/qj.1872
  24. R. Castrejón-García, J. R. Castrejón-Pita, A. A. Castrejón-Pita. Design, development and evaluation of a simple black-body radiative source, Rev Sci Instrum, 81, 055106 (2010). DOI10.1063/1.3422258
  25. A. A. Castrejón-Pita and P. L. Read. Synchronization in a pair of thermally coupled rotating baroclinic annuli: Understanding atmospheric teleconnections in the laboratory, Phys. Rev. Lett., 104, 204501 (2010) (Media coverage in Physical Review Focus) DOI10.1103/PhysRevLett.104.204501
  26. A. A. Castrejón-Pita and P. L. Read. Synchronization in a pair of coupled two-layer quasigeostrophic model of baroclinic instability I: master-slave configuration. Nonlin. Proc. Geophys, 16, 543–556 (2009). Doi: 10.5194/npg-16-543-2009
  27. F. J. R. Eccles, P. L. Read, A. A. Castrejón-Pita, and T. W. N. Hayne. Synchronization and chaos control of modulated travelling baroclinic waves in a periodically forced, rotating fluid annulus, Phys. Rev. E. 79 (1), 015202(R) (2009) DOI10.1103/PhysRevE.79.015202
  28. A. A. Castrejón-Pita, J. R. Castrejón-Pita, G. Huelsz, A. Sarmiento-Galan. Comments on ‘Acoustic chaos in a duct with two separate sound sources’ [J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 110, 120-126 (2001)], J. Acous. Soc. Am. 124, 2702 (2008) DOI10.1121/1.2978081
  29. A. A. Castrejón-Pita and P. L. Read. Synchronization in baroclinic systems. J. of Phys. CS, 137, 012016 (2008) DOI10.1088/1742-6596/137/1/012016
  30. M. Torralba, A.A Castrejón-Pita, G. Hernandez, G. Huelsz, J. A. del Río, and J. Ortín. Instabilities in the oscillatory flow of a complex fluid, Phys. Rev. E. 75, 056307 (2007). DOI10.1103/PhysRevE.75.056307
  31. A. A. Castrejón-Pita and G. Huelsz. Heat to electricity thermoacoustic-magnetohydrodynamic conversion, Appl. Phys. Lett., 90, 147110 (2007). DOI10.1063/1.2733026
  32. A. A. Castrejón-Pita and P.L. Read. Baroclinic waves in an air-filled thermally driven rotating annulus. Phys. Rev. E, 75, 026301 (2007). DOI10.1103/PhysRevE.75.026301
  33. J. R. Castrejón-Pita, A. A. Castrejón-Pita, G. Huelsz and R. Tovar. Experimental demonstration of the Rayleigh acoustic viscous boundary layer theory, Phys. Rev. E, 73, 036601 (2006). DOI10.1103/PhysRevE.73.036601
  34. R. Castrejón-García, J.R. Varela, A. A. Castrejón-Pita, and J. R. Castrejón-Pita. Development and evaluation of an alternative method for processing elastic-lidar return signals, Int. Journal of Modern Physics B, 20(2), 141 (2006). DOI10.1142/S0217979206033218
  35. M. Torralba, J. R. Castrejón-Pita, A. A. Castrejón-Pita, A. del Río, G. Huelsz, and J. Ortín. Measurements of the bulk and interfacial velocity profiles in oscillating Newtonian and Maxwellian fluids, Phy. Rev. E, 72, 016308 (2005). DOI10.1103/PhysRevE.72.016308
  36. A. A. Castrejón-Pita, J. R. Castrejón-Pita, and A. Sarmiento-Galán. Breathers and Thermal Relaxation as a Temporal Process, Chaos, 15, 023501 (2005). DOI10.1063/1.1896265
  37. J. de Urquijo, A. A. Castrejón-Pita, J. L. Hernández-Ávila, and E. Basurto. Electron transport and effective ionization coefficients in C2F6, C2F6-Ar and C2F6-N2 mixtures, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 37, 1774-1779 (2004). DOI10.1088/0022-3727/37/13/008
  38. A. A. Castrejón-Pita, A. Sarmiento-Galán, J. R. Castrejón-Pita, and R. Castrejón-García. Fractal Dimension in Butterflies Wings: a novel approach to understanding wing patterns? J.  Math. Biol., 50 (5), 584 (2004). DOI10.1007/s00285-004-0302-6
  39. A. F. Mendez-Sanchez, J. P. Gonzalez, L de Vargas, J. R. Castrejón-Pita, A. A. Castrejón-Pita and G. Huelsz. Particle image velocimetry of the instable capillary flow of a micellar solution, J. Rheol., 47, 1455 (2003). DOI10.1122/1.1621421
  40. J. R. Castrejón-Pita, A. del Río, A. A. Castrejón-Pita and G. Huelsz. Experimental observation of dramatic differences in the dynamic response of Newtonian and Maxwellian fluids, Phys. Rev. E, 68, 046301 (2003). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.68.046301
  41. J. R. Castrejón-Pita, A. A. Castrejón-Pita, A. Sarmiento-Galán and R. Castrejón-García. Nasca Lines: A mystery wrapped in a enigma, Chaos, 13, 836 (2003). DOI10.1063/1.1587031
  42. R. Castrejón-García, A. Sarmiento-Galán, J. R. Castrejón-Pita and A. A. Castrejón-Pita. The fractal dimension of an oil spray., Fractals, 11, 155 (2003). DOI10.1142/S0218348X03001641
  43. A. A. Castrejón-Pita, J. R. Castrejón-Pita, A. Sarmiento-Galán and R. Castrejón-García. The impressive complexity in the Nautilus pompilius shell, Fractals, 11 (2), 163(2003). DOI10.1142/S0218348X03001653
  44. A. A. Castrejón-Pita, J. R. Castrejón-Pita, and G. Huelsz. Structured and Fractals Patterns in a simple cavity, Fractals, 11(2), 169 (2003).  (COVER). DOI10.1142/S0218348X03002154


  1. O.G. Harlen, J. R. Castrejón-Pita, A. A. Castrejón-Pita. Asymmetric detachment from angled nozzles plates in drop-on demand inkjet printing. NIP28, Imaging Society of Japan, Seattle, Washington, 2013
  2. L. Montabone, Luca, R. Wordsworth, A. Aguiar, T. Jacoby, M. Manfrin, P. L. Read, A. A. Castrejón-Pita, L. Gostiaux, J. Sommeria, S. Viboud, H. Didelle. Barotropic instability of planetary polar vortices: CIV analysis of specific multi-lobed structures. Proceedings of the HYDRALAB III Joint User Meeting, Hannover. 2010.
  3. J.R. Castrejón-Pita, S. D. Hoath, A. A. Castrejón-Pita, N.F. Morrison, W. Hsiao and I. Hutchings.Ultra-High-Speed Particle Image Velocimetry on Drop-on-Demand Jetting, NIP27, Imaging Society of Japan, (ISBN: 978-0-89208-296-4, Springfield VA, USA, 2011).
  4. G. Huelsz, J. R. Castrejón-Pita, F. López-Alquicira, E. Ramos and A. A. Castrejón-Pita. Experimental techniques for measurements of the oscillations of temperature and velocity. 8º International Meeting of Acoustics, Oaxtepec, México, November 2001.


  1.  M. Wilson, J.R. Castrejon-Pita, A.A. Castrejón-Pita. Reactive Inkjet Printing: A Chemical Synthesis Tool, Chapter II: Droplet Mixing. Royal Society of Chemistry. November 2017 ISBN: 978-1-78262-767-8.
  2. K.S. Kwon, L. Yang, G. D. Martin, J.R. Castrejón-Garcia, A. A Castrejón-Pita, J Rafael Castrejón-Pita, Science of Inkjet and Drops (working title). Edited by Dr. Stephen Hoath. Wiley VCH. Chapter XI: Visualisation and Measurement. Published April 2016. ISBN-10: 3527337857
  3. P.L. Read and A.A. Castrejón-Pita. Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos: Advances and Perspectives, Chapter VIII: “Synchronization effects in climate  dynamics and other extended systems”, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2010.  ISBN: 978-3-642-04629-2.