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Physicochemical Hydrodynamics of Droplets out of Equilibrium: A Perspective Review

  title={Physicochemical Hydrodynamics of Droplets out of Equilibrium: A Perspective Review},
  author={D. Lohse and Xuehua Zhang},
  journal={arXiv: Fluid Dynamics},
Droplets abound in nature and technology. In general, they are multicomponent, and, when out of equilibrium, with gradients in concentration, implying flow and mass transport. Moreover, phase transitions can occur, with either evaporation, solidification, dissolution, or nucleation of a new phase. The droplets and their surrounding liquid can be binary, ternary, or contain even more components, and with several even in different phases. In the last two decades the rapid advances in experimental… Expand

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