Pattern formation by temperature-gradient driven film instabilities in laterally confined geometries

M Nedelcu, MD Morariu, S Harkema, NE Voicu, U Steiner*

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Abstract

Film break-up driven by an electric field or temperature gradient typically exhibit a characteristic length scale. The presence of a lateral confinement significantly alters this pattern formation process.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)62-65
Number of pages4
JournalSoft Matter
Volume1
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14-Jun-2005

Keywords

  • POLYMER-FILMS
  • MORPHOLOGIES
  • REPLICATION
  • LITHOGRAPHY
  • SURFACES

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