Influence of Oxygen Partial Pressure on Wettability of Vitreous Silica by Molten Silver

  • R. Sangiorgi
  • A. Passerone
  • R. Minisini
Part of the Materials Science Research book series (MSR, volume 14)


The ability of a liquid to adhere to a solid is described, at equilibrium, by the balance of interfacial tensions between solid-vapour, solid-liquid and liquid-vapour phases.


Contact Angle Interfacial Tension Oxygen Partial Pressure Liquid Surface Tension Vitreous Silica 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Sangiorgi
    • 1
  • A. Passerone
    • 1
  • R. Minisini
    • 1
  1. 1.Centro Studi di Chimica e Chimica Fisica Applicataalle Caratteristiche di Impiego dei Materiali del C.N.R.GenovaItaly

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