Pressure-deformation relations of elasto-capillary drops (droploons) on capillaries.

  title={Pressure-deformation relations of elasto-capillary drops (droploons) on capillaries.},
  author={Ga{\"e}l Ginot and Felix S Kratz and Friedrich Walzel and Jean Farago and Jan Kierfeld and Reinhard H{\"o}hler and Wiebke Drenckhan},
  journal={Soft matter},
An increasing number of multi-phase systems exploit complex interfaces in which capillary stresses are coupled with solid-like elastic stresses. Despite growing efforts, simple and reliable experimental characterisation of these interfaces remains a challenge, especially of their dilational properties. Pendant drop techniques are convenient, but suffer from complex shape changes and associated fitting procedures with multiple parameters. Here we show that simple analytical relationships can be… 


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