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Dewetting at soft viscoelastic interfaces.
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PMID:  15260779     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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The dewetting transition of thin liquid films (approximately 100 nm) at soft viscoelastic interfaces is analyzed theoretically. It is shown that viscoelastic losses in the soft material can drastically increase the time to complete the dewetting. Thus, the influence of the thinning of the liquid film, due to the hydrodynamic drainage caused by the external applied pressure, has to be considered too. The squeezing pressure coupled with the hydrodynamic drainage may slow down the dewetting to almost zero growth rate of the dry zone; in this case a trapped rim of fluid should be observed.
Authors:
G Carbone; B N J Persson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of chemical physics     Volume:  121     ISSN:  0021-9606     ISO Abbreviation:  J Chem Phys     Publication Date:  2004 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-07-20     Completed Date:  2006-12-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375360     Medline TA:  J Chem Phys     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2246-52     Citation Subset:  -    
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(c) 2004 American Institute of Physics.
Affiliation:
DIMeG Politecnico di Bari, V.le Japigia 182, 70126, Italy. Carbone@poliba.it
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