Theory of wetting and spreading

D.B. Abraham, P. Collet, J. De Coninck, F. Dunlop, J. Heinio, Kimmo Kaski, L.-F. Ko

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Abstract

In this paper we describe some recent results on equilibrium wetting and contact angles and on the dynamics of wetting. We discuss analytically a model with Langevin dynamics and study another model with stochastic dynamics using computer simulation techniques. Both models exhibit a precursor film and agree extremely well in their characteristic time behaviour.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)125-136
JournalPhysica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications
Volume172
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1991
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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