Self-organized dip-coating patterns of simple, partially wetting, nonvolatile liquids

  title={Self-organized dip-coating patterns of simple, partially wetting, nonvolatile liquids},
  author={Walter Tewes and Markus Wilczek and Svetlana V. Gurevich and Uwe Thiele},
  journal={Physical Review Fluids},
When a solid substrate is withdrawn from a bath of simple, partially wetting, nonvolatile liquid, one typically distinguishes two regimes, namely, after withdrawal the substrate is macroscopically dry or homogeneously coated by a liquid film. In the latter case, the coating is called a Landau-Levich film. Its thickness depends on the angle and velocity of substrate withdrawal. We predict by means of a numerical and analytical investigation of a hydrodynamic thin-film model the existence of a… 
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