Using evaporation to control capillary instabilities in micro-systems

Rodrigo Ledesma-Aguilar, Gianluca Laghezza, Julia M. Yeomans, Dominic Vella

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We show that instabilities of liquids in microscopic channels may be controlled using the rate of evaporation to mitigate the effect of tapering and gradients in wettability.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8947-8956
Number of pages10
JournalSoft Matter
Issue number47
StatePublished - 2017
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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