Differences between Colloidal and Crystalline Evaporative Deposits.

  title={Differences between Colloidal and Crystalline Evaporative Deposits.},
  author={Samantha A. McBride and Rachael Skye and Kripa K. Varanasi},
  journal={Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids},
Evaporative deposits from drops are widely studied due to their numerous applications in low effort self-assembly; including for ink-jet printing, microscale separations, and sensing/diagnostics. This phenomenon has been broadly explored for drops containing suspended colloidal particles, but has been less quantified for drops with dissolved solutes. When a drop of solute/solvent mixture is evaporated on a substrate, nonvolatile solutes become supersaturated as solvent evaporates, which then… 
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