Last Update: 2020-07-31

Dept. Mech. Eng., Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology                            日本語/English




Yee, A., Onuki, H., Tagawa, Y., and Yoda, M.,
Determining timescales for directed assembly of particles into bands by shear flow and electric fields
Experiments in Fluids, 61:133, (2020).

Gordillo Arias de Saavedra, J.M., Onuki, H., and Tagawa, Y.,
Impulsive generation of jets by flow focusing
Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 894, (2020). Open AccessLinkIcon

Vo, Q., Fujita, Y., Tagawa, Y., and Tran, T.,
Anisotropic behaviours of droplets impacting on dielectrowetting substrates
Soft Matter, 16, pp. 2621-2628, (2020).


Qian, J., Yamada, D., Wei, Z., Yukisada, R., Tagawa, Y., Shaw, J.,
and Zhang, X.,
One-Step Nanoextraction and Ultrafast Microanalysis Based on Nanodroplet Formation in an Evaporating Ternary Liquid Microfilm
Advanced Materials Technologies, 1900740, (2019). Open AccessLinkIcon

Hayasaka, K., and Tagawa, Y.,
Mobile visualization of density fields using smartphone background-oriented schlieren
Experiments in Fluids, 60:171, (2019). Open AccessLinkIcon

Hatakenaka, R., Breitenbach, J., Roisman, I. V., Tropea, C., and Tagawa, Y.,
Magic carpet breakup of a drop impacting onto a heated surface in a depressurized environment

International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer,
145, 118729, (2019). Open AccessLinkIcon

Kiyama, A., Mansoor, M., Speirs, N., Tagawa, Y., and Truscott, T.,
Gelatine cavity dynamics of high-speed sphere impact
Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 880, pp. 707-722, (2019).
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Rapet, J., Tagawa, Y., and Ohl, C.D.,
Shear-wave generation from cavitation in soft solids
Applied Physics Letters, 114, 123702, (2019).

Kiyama, A., Endo, N., Kawamoto, S., Katsuta, S., Oida, K., Tanaka, A., and Tagawa, Y.,
Visualization of penetration of a high-speed focused microjet into gel and animal skin
Journal of Visualization, 22, No. 3, pp. 449-457, (2019).
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Sawaguchi, E., Matsuda, A., Hama, K., Saito, M., and Tagawa, Y.,

Droplet levitation over a moving wall with a steady air film

Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 862, pp. 261-282, (2019).
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Muto, M., and Tagawa, Y.,
Development of experimental visualization method for hydrodynamic stress field
Nagare (in Japanese), Vol.38, 6, pp. 419-422, (2019). Open AccessLinkIcon


Onuki, H., Oi, Y., and Tagawa, Y.,
Microjet generator for highly viscous fluids
Physical Review Applied, 9, 014035, (2018). Open AccessLinkIcon

Tagawa, Y., and Peters, I. R.,
Bubble collapse and jet formation in corner geometries
Physical Review Fluids, (2018), 3, 081601(R), (2018).

Yukisada, R., Kiyama, A., Zhang, X., and Tagawa, Y.,
Enhancement of focused liquid jets by surface bubbles
Langmuir, 34, pp. 4234-4240, (2018). Open AccessLinkIcon

Dyett, B., Kiyama, A., Rump, M., Tagawa, Y., Lohse, D., and Zhang, X.,
Growth dynamics of surface nanodroplets during solvent exchange at varying flow rates
Soft Matter, 14, pp. 5197-5204, (2018). Open AccessLinkIcon

Ishihara, S., Tagawa, Y., and Kameda, M.,
Rupture of an air bubble on the solid surfaces
Journal of Fluid Science and Technology, 13, JFST0015, (2018). Open AccessLinkIcon

Tagawa, Y.,
Flow of Multiphase Flow Researches -Recent achievements and future outlook of researches on bubbles and droplets
Nagare (in Japanese), Vol.37, 5, pp. 467-470, (2018). Open AccessLinkIcon


Pan, Z.*, Kiyama, A.*, Tagawa, Y.**, Daily, D.J.*, Thomson, S., Hurd, R., and Truscotta, T.**,  * Equally contributed to this work ** Corresponding author
Cavitation onset caused by acceleration
Proceedings of the National Academy of Science,

114, pp. 8470-8474, (2017). Open AccessLinkIcon

Hayasaka, K., Kiyama, A., and Tagawa, Y.,
Effects of pressure impulse and peak pressure of a shockwave on microjet velocity in a microchannel
Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 21:166, (2017). Open AccessLinkIcon


Tagawa, Y., Yamamoto, S., Hayasaka, K., and Kameda, M.,
On pressure impulse of a laser-induced underwater shock wave
Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 808, pp. 5-18, (2016). Open AccessLinkIcon

Kiyama, A., Tagawa, Y., Ando, K., and Kameda, M.,
Effects of a water hammer and cavitation on jet formation in a test tube
Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 787, pp. 224-236, (2016).
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Prakash, V., Martinez-Mercado, J., van Wijngaarden, L., Ramos, E.F.M., Tagawa, Y., Lohse, D., and Sun, C.,
Energy spectra in turbulent bubbly flows
Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 791, pp. 174-190, (2016).

Hayasaka, K., Tagawa,Y., Liu, T., and Kameda, M.,
Optical-flow-based background-oriented schlieren technique for measuring a laser-induced underwater shock wave
Experiments in Fluids, 57:179, (2016). Open AccessLinkIcon

Kawamoto, S., Hayasaka, K., Noguchi, Y., and Tagawa, Y.,
Volume of a laser-induced microjet
Transactions of the JSME (in Japanese), 82, No. 838, p. 16-00094, (2016). Open AccessLinkIcon


Yamamoto, S., Tagawa, Y., and Kameda, M.,
Application of background-oriented schlieren (BOS) technique to a laser-induced underwater shock wave
Experiments in Fluids, 56, No. 5, 93, (2015). Open AccessLinkIcon

Saito, M., and Tagawa, Y.
Lift force acting on a levitating drop over a moving wall
Transactions of the JSME (in Japanese), 81, No. 825, p. 15-00059, (2015). Open AccessLinkIcon

Onuki, H., and Tagawa, Y.
A highly-viscous liquid jet generator
Japanese Journal of Multiphase Flow (in Japanese),
29, No. 4, pp. 335-342, (2015). Open AccessLinkIcon

Kida, H., Tsukada, S., Tagawa, Y., Sato, R. and Kameda, M.,
Effective collection of volatile organic compounds in water using rimming flow with odorant-binding proteins
Mechanical Engineering Journal, 2, No. 4, 15-00244, (2015).
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Tagawa, Y.,
Lagrangian analysis for clustering of particles and bubbles in fluids
Nagare (in Japanese), 34, 3, pp. 209-215, (2015). Open AccessLinkIcon

Onuki, H., and Tagawa, Y.
Generation systems for viscous droplets and supersonic microjets
Journal of Japan Coating Technology Association (in Japanese), 60, No. 12, pp. 921-925, (2015).


Tagawa, Y., Takagi, S., and Matsumoto, Y.,
Surfactant effect on path instability of a rising bubble
Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 738, pp. 124-142, (2014).

Kiyama, A., Noguchi, Y., and Tagawa, Y.
The generation of a liquid jet induced by a pressure impulse (Experimental study on the jet velocity)
Transactions of the JSME (in Japanese), 80, No.814, FE0151, (2014).
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Tagawa, Y., Oudalov, N., Ghalbzouri, A. El, Sun, C., and Lohse, D.,
Needle-free injection into skin and soft matter with highly focused microjets
Lab on a Chip, 13, pp. 1357-1363, (2013).
Picked up by Physics Today Blog and MIT Technology review

Tagawa, Y., Roghair, I., Prakash., V. N., Martin van Sint Annaland, Kuipers, H., Sun, C., and Lohse D.
The clustering morphology of freely rising deformable bubbles
Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 721, R2-1-13. (2013).

Lhuissier H., Tagawa, Y., Tran, T., and Sun, C.
Levitation of a drop over a moving surface
Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 733, R4-1-14, (2013).

Peters, I. R., Tagawa, Y., Oudalov, N., van der Meer, D., Sun, C., Prosperetti, A., and Lohse, D.
Highly focused supersonic microjets: numerical simulations
Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 719, pp. 587-605, (2013).

Tagawa, Y., van der Molen, J., van Wijngaarden, L., and Sun, C.
Wall forces on a sphere in a rotating liquid-filled cylinder
Physics of Fluids, 25, 063302, (2013).

2012 & BEFORE

Tagawa, Y., Martinez-Mercado, J., Prakash, V.N., Calzavarini, E., Sun, C., and Lohse, D.
Three-dimensional Lagrangian Voronoi analysis for clustering of particles and bubbles in turbulence
Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 693, pp.201-215, (2012).

Tagawa, Y., Oudalov, N., Visser, C.W., Peters, I.R., van der Meer, D., Sun, C., Prosperetti, A., and Lohse, D.
Highly focused supersonic microjets
Physical Review X, 2, 031002, (2012). Open AccessLinkIcon

Tagawa, Y., Funakubo, A., Takagi, S., and Matsumoto, Y.,
A single bubble 3D motion in dilute surfactant solution (2nd report, Forces and slip conditions on a bubble in quasi-steady motion)
Transactions of the JSME B (in Japanese), 78, 788, pp.723-733, (2012). Open AccessLinkIcon

Prakash V.N., Tagawa, Y., Calzavarini, E., Martinez-Mercado, J., Toschi, F., Sun, C., and Lohse, D.
How gravity and size affect the acceleration statistics of bubbles in turbulence
New Journal of Physics, 14, 105017, (2012). Video abstract
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Selected to be in the New Journal of Physics (NJP) Highlights of 2012 collection, which brings together some of the very best research published in NJP in 2012.

Martinez-Mercado, J., Prakash, V.N., Tagawa, Y., Sun, C., and Lohse, D.
Lagrangian statistics of light particles in turbulence
Physics of Fluids, 24, 055106, (2012). Open AccessLinkIcon

Visser, C.W., Tagawa, Y., Sun, C., and Lohse, D.
Microdroplet impact at very high velocity
Soft Matter, 8, pp.10732-10737, (2012).

Tagawa, Y., Ogasawara, T., Takagi, S., and Matsumoto, Y.,
Surfactant effects on single bubble motion and bubbly flow structure
AIP Conference Proceedings, 1207, 43, (2010).

Tagawa, Y., Funakubo, A., Takagi, S., and Matsumoto, Y.,
A single bubble 3D motion in dilute surfactant solution (1st report, Relation between surfactant concentration and 3D motion)
Transactions of the JSME B (in Japanese), 76, 771, pp.1785-1792, (2010). Open AccessLinkIcon