Diffusiophoresis and stratification in films

Hele-Shaw cell with a layer of coloured large particles against a background of small particles
Images showing upwards diffusiophoretic motion of the large particles over several days

Contact Alex Routh or Bob Groves

See also

PhD project on latex glove dipping


Film formation during the coagulant dipping process, Journal of Polymer Science Robert Groves and Alexander F. Routh (2017) Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Physics 55(22): 1633-1648

Experimental evidence of stratification in binary colloidal films: New results from microbeam small-angle X-ray scattering Amanda J. Carr, Weiping Liu, Kevin G. Yager, Alexander F. Routh and Surita R. Bhatia (2018) ACS Applied Nano Materials 1(8) 4211-4217

Stratification in drying films: a diffusion-diffusiophoresis model Clare Rees-Zimmerman and Alexander F. Routh (2021) Journal of Fluid Mechanics 928 A15