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Electrowetting

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Nature Materials volume 5, pages 851852 (2006) | Download Citation

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A comprehensive theoretical basis for understanding electrowetting is now available. It shows that it is possible to effect drastic shape changes in electrolyte droplets immersed in another (immiscible) electrolyte.

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  1. Hubert H. Girault is in the Laboratoire d'Electrochimie Physique et Analytique, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland. hubert.girault@epfl.ch

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