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Impact of interfacial slip on the stability of liquid two-layer polymer films

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In this work we derive systems of coupled thin-film equations for immiscible liquid polymer layers on a solid substrate. We take into account slip between liquids and solids and also slip between both liquids. On the scale of tens of nanometres, such two-layer systems are susceptible to instability and may rupture and dewet due to intermolecular forces. The stability of the two-layer system and its significant dependence on the order of magnitude of slip is investigated via these thin-film mo...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s10665-013-9651-8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Mathematical Institute
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Engineering Mathematics Journal website
Volume:
86
Issue:
1
Pages:
9-29
Publication date:
2014-01-01
Acceptance date:
2013-05-06
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EISSN:
1573-2703
ISSN:
0022-0833
Source identifiers:
467077
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pubs:467077
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2016-02-28

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