Egry, Ivan and Ricci, Enrica and Novakovic, Rada and Ozawa, Shumpei (2010) Surface tension of liquid metals and alloys - Recent developments. Advances in Colloid and Interface Science, 159, pp. 198-212. Elsevier. DOI: 10.1016/j.cis.2010.06.009.
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Surface tension measurements are a central task in the study of surfaces and interfaces. For liquid metals, they are complicated by the high temperatures and the consequently high reactivity characterising these melts. In particular, oxidation of the liquid surface in combination with evaporation phenomena require a stringent control of the experimental conditions, and an appropriate theoretical treatment. Recently, much progress has been made on both sides. In addition to improving the conventional sessile drop technique, new containerless methods have been developed for surface tension measurements. This paper reviews the experimental progress made in the last few years, and the theoretical framework required for modelling and understanding the relevant physico-chemical surface phenomena.
|Title:||Surface tension of liquid metals and alloys - Recent developments|
|Date:||30 June 2010|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Advances in Colloid and Interface Science|
|In ISI Web of Science:||Yes|
|Page Range:||pp. 198-212|
|Keywords:||surface tension, liquid metals, Butler equation, oxygen partial pressure, surface segregation|
|HGF - Research field:||Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)|
|HGF - Program:||Space (old)|
|HGF - Program Themes:||W - no assignement|
|DLR - Research area:||Space|
|DLR - Program:||W - no assignement|
|DLR - Research theme (Project):||W -- no assignement (old)|
|Institutes and Institutions:||Institute of Materials Physics in Space|
|Deposited By:||Prof.Dr. Ivan Egry|
|Deposited On:||25 Aug 2010 08:22|
|Last Modified:||26 Feb 2013 15:05|
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