Morphological transitions during melting of small cylindrical aggregates

  title={Morphological transitions during melting of small cylindrical aggregates},
  author={Chenyu Jin and Hans Riegler},
  journal={Journal of Physical Chemistry C},
Most studies on melting under confinement focus only on the solid and liquid melt phases. Despite its ubiquity, contributions from the capillary interface (liquid/vapor interface) are often neglected. In this study the melting behavior of small cylindrical aggregates in vapor attached to planar surfaces is analyzed. For the assumed boundary conditions (cylindrical solid with a nonwetting top plane and a wettable side wall), solid and the liquid phases can coexist within a certain temperature… 
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