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Sessile drop evaporation in a gap -- crossover between diffusion-limited and phase transition-limited regime

  title={Sessile drop evaporation in a gap -- crossover between diffusion-limited and phase transition-limited regime},
  author={Simon Hartmann and Christian Diddens and Maziyar Jalaal and Uwe Thiele},
We consider the time evolution of a sessile drop of volatile partially wetting liquid on a rigid solid substrate. Thereby, the drop evaporates under strong confinement, namely, it sits on one of the two parallel plates that form a narrow gap. First, we develop an efficient mesoscopic thin-film description in gradient dynamics form. It couples the diffusive dynamics of the vertically averaged vapour density in the narrow gap to an evolution equation for the profile of the volatile drop. The underlying… 



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  • U. Thiele
  • Physics
    Journal of physics. Condensed matter : an Institute of Physics journal
  • 2010
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