Instability of the wet cube cone soap film

  title={Instability of the wet cube cone soap film},
  author={Kenneth A. Brakke},
A “dry” conical soap film on a cubical frame is not stable. Recent experimental evidence seems to indicate that adding liquid to form Plateau borders stabilizes the conical film, perhaps to arbitrarily low liquid fractions. This paper presents numerical simulation evidence that the the wet cone is unstable for low enough liquid fraction, with the critical liquid fraction being about 0.000278. 
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