Free-Surface Problems in Electrokinetic Micro- and Nanofluidics

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With the development of novel micro- and nanofluidic devices, applications of flows with moving interfaces are in increasing demand. Problems in ultra-small scale with moving boundaries, which have not yet been exploited rigorously, are discussed with focus on electrokinetic flows. A generic formulation for moving interfaces, applicable to micro- and nanoscale electrokinetic flows, is provided, and actual free-surface problems in electroosmosis and electrophoresis are presented.


Chemical Engineering | Electrical and Computer Engineering | Fluid Dynamics | Mechanical Engineering | Nanoscience and Nanotechnology


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