Investigation of the nature of adsorbed liquid films on partially-wetting solid surfaces.

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Thesis (M.Sc.) -- University of Toronto, 1995.

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SeriesCanadian theses = -- Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiches : negative. --
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Open LibraryOL17259072M
ISBN 100612020975
OCLC/WorldCa46500030

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This example suggests that a partially-wetting film that is not preceded by an adsorbed thin film has an intrinsic contact angle 90 ° at the solid surface. However this is not the case since the mathematical model is only valid when the curvature of the computed profile h(x) is less than that of a solid molecule of diameter σ by: 3.

The adsorption behavior of n-pentane and cyclohexane in mica slits at room temperature has been studied as a function of chemical potential and gap width with multiple-beam interferometry. The measured film thicknesses close to saturation for large slit widths (effectively isolated surfaces) range up to 7 nm with n-pentane (at a relative vapor pressure of ) and 3 nm with cyclohexane (at Cited by: These early investigators found ellipsometry to be a suitable tool for non-destructive analysis of thin films, both ex situ as well as in situ at a solid/liquid interface, but surprisingly the use of the technique for protein adsorption studies during the last 40 years has been limited to a few laboratories.

1 In addition, with a few exceptions Cited by: 9. The equilibrium of thin liquid films on the solid surface is the result of the combination of above factors. Figure 9 shows some typical adsorption structure of water on substrate surface.

Some water molecules are observed being physically adsorbed on the rough surface and their polar axis oriented about 14° with the surface : Xuesong Han, Heming Ding. This work explores the association of a pegylated lipid (DSPE-PEG) with different anionic and zwitterionic surfactants (pseudo-binary and pseudo-ternary polymer+ surfactant mixtures), and the adsorption of the polymer + surfactant aggregates onto negatively charged surfaces, with a surface charge density similar to that existing on the damaged hair epicuticle.

Dynamic light scattering and. Soft particles display highly versatile properties with respect to hard colloids and even more so at fluid–fluid interfaces. In particular, microgels, consisting of a cross-linked polymer network, are able to deform and flatten upon adsorption at the interface due to the balance between surface tension and internal elasticity.

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A review of the author's investigations of the equilibrium contact angles of pure liquids on low- and high-energy solid surfaces, both bare and covered with a condensed monomo­ lecular adsorbed film, includes the critical. A thin film of liquid forms on the surface of the solid.

The thickness of such a film cannot be great, of course; its order of magnitude is determined by the range of action of the van der Waals forces and may be from 10 −7 to 10 −5 cm. As the vapour approaches saturation the film becomes thicker. This effect is called complete wetting of.

Click here for the videos: partially wetting, hydrophobic When the solid has a high affinity for water - in which case it is called hydrophilic (high energy e.g. glass)- water spreads. In the opposite case of hydrophobic (low energy e.g. teflon) surfaces, water does not spread but, instead, forms at equilibrium a spherical cap resting on the.

The liquid phase from which the film is formed is denoted in fig. by α, and the adjacent phases (gas, or another liquid or solid) by β.

As already shown in sees. and a the α/β interface is not a mathematical plane but an interfacial layer of finite thickness. Most of the physical quantities inside this interfacial layer vary along the z-axis, owing to the mutual influence. If the two solid surfaces are so close to each other, that is, the lubricant film becomes very thin or there are only two or three molecular layers, it is the standard Hardy’s definition of boundary lubrication, where the molecules are well firmly adsorbed on the solid surfaces, resulting in a solid layer.

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A number of researchers (Starov et al., ; Diaz et al.,p. ; Boinovich and Emelyanenko, ) demonstrated that the contact angle hysteresis for a pure liquid on a smooth homogeneous solid substrate can be explained by a theoretical model based on the concept of disjoining pressure and an adsorbed liquid film on a solid surface.

A numerical study of the fingering instability of the leading edge of a film of evaporating partially wetting liquid flowing down an inclined solid substrate is presented. For a given gas/liquid/solid combination and a given contact-line speed, the dynamic contact angle can be varied by varying the flow rate of the liquid and/or the curtain height, that is by.

The curvature profiles, which were obtained using a new data reduction procedure, clearly demonstrate the convex nature of the drop near the thicker part (negative value of curvature), whereas, in the thinner region, the drop is concave (positive curvature) where the partially wetting liquid merges with a flat adsorbed film.

The surface-tension forces due to thin films of liquid trapped between solid surfaces may be very large. Under certain conditions the viscosity of the liquid may also be important.

Here, we used an ordinary carbon film based liquid cell (Supplementary Fig. 1 and 2) for in-situ high resolution TEM investigation of this mechanism in gold nanoparticles. The motion and. Confined liquid can be distinguished from liquid adsorbed on the outer surfaces because their structure factors S II and S III contribute to the total structure factor intensity in a different way.

Namely, the interference term between A and S II in [equation (26) ] is modulated by the factor, whereas the interference term between A and S III. Fig. Bark bugs and their camouflage on dry and wet bark.

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interactions, depending on their chemical nature and adsorption behavior. The modification of the v. and ~t terms depends on the orientation and packing of the molecules at the solid-liquid inter-face and hence it becomes important to determine the microstructure of the adsorbed layer in order to understand fully the dispersion mechanisms.

Owing to the increased availability of synchrotron sources, surface X-ray scattering is a rapidly expanding technique with important applications to surface structures and surface phase transitions, roughening of surfaces and interfaces, and the structure of liquid surfaces, including polymers, liquid crystals, and organic films.

Solid Surfaces, Interfaces and Thin Films (Advanced Texts in Physics) 0 Comment. Solid Surfaces, Interfaces and Thin Films Hans Lüth Springer. red branch road, suite c, columbia, md ph: () fax: () email: [email protected]. An imaging null-ellipsometer was also used to determine the amount of material adsorbed onto the solid surfaces as the optical thickness, h op.

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