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Amy Novick-Cohen, Department of Mathematics, Technion.

"Dynamics near the wetting transition"


We explore the dynamics of interfacial motion in the proximity of a wetting transition. We do this both in the framework of a grain boundary coupled to an exterior surface which is evolving under the influence of surface diffusion, and for antiphase boundaries coupled to interphase boundaries within the interior of a material specimen. In both cases, some surprises are in store.

TUESDAY, October 14, 2003
Time: 1:30 P.M.
Location: PPB 300