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Patterns formed in a thin film with spatially homogeneous and non-homogeneous Derjaguin disjoining pressure

  title={Patterns formed in a thin film with spatially homogeneous and non-homogeneous Derjaguin disjoining pressure},
  author={A. Alshaikhi and M. Grinfeld and S. K. Wilson},
We consider patterns formed in a two-dimensional thin film on a planar substrate with a Derjaguin disjoining pressure and periodic wettability stripes. We rigorously clarify some of the results obtained numerically by Honisch et al. [Langmuir 31: 10618–10631, 2015] and embed them in the general theory of thin-film equations. For the case of constant wettability, we elucidate the change in the global structure of branches of steady state solutions as the average film thickness and the surface… Expand


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