Spreading of Liquid Monolayers: From Kinetic Monte Carlo Simulations to Continuum Limit
We study with kinetic Monte Carlo simulations the two-dimensional spreading of a fluid monolayer that is extracted from a reservoir. The asymptotic spreading behavior is analyzed within a continuum limit and compared with previous predictions. The influence of a chemically patterned substrate (longitudinal stripes) on the spreading behavior of such fluid monolayers is briefly discussed.
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