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Kinetic Effects in Dynamic Wetting

Overview of attention for article published in Physical Review Letters, March 2017
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
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Title
Kinetic Effects in Dynamic Wetting
Published in
Physical Review Letters, March 2017
DOI 10.1103/physrevlett.118.114502
Pubmed ID
Authors

James E. Sprittles

Abstract

The maximum speed at which a liquid can wet a solid is limited by the need to displace gas lubrication films in front of the moving contact line. The characteristic height of these films is often comparable to the mean free path in the gas so that hydrodynamic models do not adequately describe the flow physics. This Letter develops a model which incorporates kinetic effects in the gas, via the Boltzmann equation, and can predict experimentally observed increases in the maximum speed of wetting when (a) the liquid's viscosity is varied, (b) the ambient gas pressure is reduced, or

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
China 1 2%
Argentina 1 2%
Unknown 50 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 21 40%
Researcher 7 13%
Professor 6 12%
Student > Master 3 6%
Professor > Associate Professor 2 4%
Other 4 8%
Unknown 9 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Engineering 17 33%
Physics and Astronomy 15 29%
Materials Science 2 4%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 1 2%
Mathematics 1 2%
Other 3 6%
Unknown 13 25%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 147. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 04 May 2017.
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#83,193
of 12,352,410 outputs
Outputs from Physical Review Letters
#203
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Outputs of similar age
#4,678
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Outputs of similar age from Physical Review Letters
#9
of 595 outputs
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