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Some aspects of wetting at high temperature

Abstract

This chapter presents a comprehensive overview of wetting phenomena which take place at high temperatures. It relies in part on the chapter "Introduction to interfaces and diffusion", elsewhere in this volume, as a foundation. The topics addressed include: definitions of intrinsic wetting and associated quantities, wetting anomalies due to diffusion and anisotropy of solid/fluid interfaces, wetting hysteresis on real surfaces, and orders of magnitude of the energies that determine wetting in metal/metal, metal/ceramic and glass systems. At the end of this chapter some examples of evolving contact between liquid and solid metal illustrate the complexity of wetting phenomena at high temperature.
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in2p3-00187536 , version 1 (15-11-2007)

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D. Chatain, V. Ghetta. Some aspects of wetting at high temperature. NATO Advanced Study Institute on Materials for Generation IV Nuclear Reactors (MATGEN-IV), Sep 2007, Cargèse, France. pp.425. ⟨in2p3-00187536⟩
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