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

Bibliographical note

KAUST Repository Item: Exported on 2021-04-05
Acknowledged KAUST grant number(s): KUK-C1-013-04
Acknowledgements: This publication is based on work supported in part by Award no. KUK-C1-013-04, made by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) (RL-A and DV), and by the ERC Advanced Grant No. 291234 (MiCE) (GL and JMY).
This publication acknowledges KAUST support, but has no KAUST affiliated authors.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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