Interaction of levitating liquid microdroplets with intensive vapor flow near the contact line
Kutateladze Institute of Thermophysics SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia
2 National Research Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia
3 National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk, Russia
Published online: 25 October 2017
In this research, interaction of liquid microdroplets with the air-vapor flow near the contact line (the three-phase solid - liquid - gas boundary) is studied. It is shown experimentally that the flight of levitating microdroplets from the wetted surface to the dry one is accompanied by a significant change in the levitation height, which proves the existence of a zone near the contact line with intense evaporation.
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