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Record number 321328
Title Wetting in a colloidal liquid-gas system
Author(s) Wijting, W.K.; Besseling, N.A.M.; Cohen Stuart, M.A.
Source Physical Review Letters 90 (2003). - ISSN 0031-9007 - p. 196101/1 - 196101/4.
Department(s) Physical Chemistry and Colloid Science
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2003
Keyword(s) polymer mixtures - phase-behavior - silica dispersions - light-scattering
Abstract We present first observations of wetting phenomena in depletion interaction driven, phase separated colloidal dispersions (coated silica-cyclohexane-polydimethylsiloxane). The contact angle of the colloidal liquid-gas interface at a solid substrate (coated glass) was determined for a series of compositions. Upon approach to the critical point, a transition occurs from partial to complete wetting.
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