9. Droplets, Particles and Interfaces

  1. Jean Berthier1 and
  2. Kenneth A. Brakke2

Published Online: 1 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118401323.ch9

The Physics of Microdroplets

The Physics of Microdroplets

How to Cite

Berthier, J. and Brakke, K. A. (2012) Droplets, Particles and Interfaces, in The Physics of Microdroplets, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118401323.ch9

Author Information

  1. 1

    CEA/LETI, University of Grenoble, France

  2. 2

    Department of Mathematical Sciences, Susquehanna University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 30 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470938805

Online ISBN: 9781118401323



  • Neumann's construction;
  • liquid droplets;
  • liquid surface;
  • Young's equation;
  • magnetic force


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Neumann's Construction for Liquid Droplets

  • The Difference Between Liquid Droplets and Rigid Spheres at an Interface

  • Liquid Droplet Deposited at a Liquid Surface

  • Immiscible Droplets in Contact and Engulfment

  • Non-deformable (Rigid) Sphere at an Interface

  • Droplet Evaporation and Capillary Assembly

  • Conclusion