WETTING PHENOMENA AND CONSTANT MEAN CURVATURE SURFACES WITH BOUNDARY

@article{Rafael2005WETTINGPA,
  title={WETTING PHENOMENA AND CONSTANT MEAN CURVATURE SURFACES WITH BOUNDARY},
  author={L Rafael},
  journal={Reviews in Mathematical Physics},
  year={2005},
  volume={17},
  pages={769-792}
}
  • L. Rafael
  • Published 1 August 2005
  • Mathematics
  • Reviews in Mathematical Physics
In a microscopic scale or microgravity environment, interfaces in wetting phenomena are usually modeled by surfaces with constant mean curvature (CMC surfaces). Usually, the condition regarding the constancy of the contact angle along the line of separation between different phases is assumed. Although the classical capillary boundary condition is the angle made at the contact line, configurations also occur in which a Dirichlet condition is appropriate. In this article, we discuss those with… 

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