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Flows in Ultrathin Two-Layer Films

  • Alexander Nepomnyashchy
  • Ilya Simanovskii
  • Jean Claude Legros
Chapter
Part of the Applied Mathematical Sciences book series (AMS, volume 179)

Abstract

As explained in Section 1.5, the dynamics of very thin films (with the thickness less than 100 nm) needs a special approach: it is strongly affected by intermolecular forces. The present chapter is devoted to a systematic description of recent results obtained in that field.

Keywords

Convective Flow Maximum Growth Rate Phase Trajectory Biot Number Marangoni Number 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander Nepomnyashchy
    • 1
  • Ilya Simanovskii
    • 1
  • Jean Claude Legros
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsTechnion Israel Institute of TechnologyHaifaIsrael
  2. 2.Microgravity Research Center (MRC)Universite Libre de BruxellesBruxellesBelgium

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