Adsorption phenomena in particle transport through a fluid-filled nanochannel

German Drazer, Joel Koplik, Andreas Acrivos, Boris Khusid

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Abstract

Using molecular dynamics simulations we study the motion of a closely fitting nanometer-size solid sphere in a fluid-filled cylindrical nanochannel at low Reynolds numbers, for a wide range of fluid-solid interactions corresponding to different wetting situations. For fluids that are not completely wetting we observe a novel adsorption phenomenon in which the solid sphere is adsorbed onto the wall, and thereafter executes an intermittent stick-slip motion, while the gap between the sphere and the wall remains smaller than the size of a fluid atom.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2003 Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show - Nanotech 2003
EditorsM. Laudon, B. Romanowicz
Pages142-143
Number of pages2
StatePublished - Dec 1 2003
Event2003 Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show - Nanotech 2003 - San Francisco, CA, United States
Duration: Feb 23 2003Feb 27 2003

Publication series

Name2003 Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show - Nanotech 2003
Volume1

Other

Other2003 Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show - Nanotech 2003
CountryUnited States
CitySan Francisco, CA
Period2/23/032/27/03

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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