Convection-enhanced water evaporation

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B. M. Weon; J. H. Je; C. Poulard;
  • Publisher: AIP Publishing LLC
  • Journal: AIP Advances (issn: 2158-3226)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1063/1.3554333
  • Subject: Physics | QC1-999
    arxiv: Physics::Fluid Dynamics | Physics::Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics

Water vapor is lighter than air; this can enhance water evaporation by triggering vapor convection but there is little evidence. We directly visualize evaporation of nanoliter (2 to 700 nL) water droplets resting on silicon wafer in calm air using a high-resolution dual... View more
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