Anisotropic flow in striped superhydrophobic channels.

  title={Anisotropic flow in striped superhydrophobic channels.},
  author={Jiajia Zhou and Aleksey V Belyaev and Friederike Schmid and Olga I Vinogradova},
  journal={The Journal of chemical physics},
  volume={136 19},
We report results of dissipative particle dynamics simulations and develop a semi-analytical theory of an anisotropic flow in a parallel-plate channel with two superhydrophobic striped walls. Our approach is valid for any local slip at the gas sectors and an arbitrary distance between the plates, ranging from a thick to a thin channel. It allows us to optimize area fractions, slip lengths, channel thickness, and texture orientation to maximize a transverse flow. Our results may be useful for… CONTINUE READING
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