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Moving contact lines on heterogeneous substrates.

Abstract:

The dynamics of the deformations of a moving contact line on a disordered substrate are formulated, taking a proper account of the various interfacial forces as well as the dissipation mechanisms. Prompted by the results from dynamical renormalization group calculations, it is suggested that the coating transition in contact lines receding at relatively high velocities can be understood as a roughening transition in the contact line. A phase diagram is proposed for the system in which the pha...

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10.1098/rsta.2004.1406

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Physics
Sub department:
Theoretical Physics
Role:
Author
Journal:
Philosophical transactions. Series A, Mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences
Volume:
362
Issue:
1821
Pages:
1613-1623
Publication date:
2004-08-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1471-2962
ISSN:
1364-503X
Source identifiers:
154179
Language:
English
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pubs:154179
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uuid:36de81c0-ba55-4732-90cc-8dfce19c8d88
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pubs:154179
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2012-12-19

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