Encyclopedia of Microfluidics and Nanofluidics

2008 Edition
| Editors: Dongqing Li

Meniscus

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-48998-8_883
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Definition

Curved surface at an interface between immiscible fluids. With respect to microfluidics, the meniscus generally relates to a curved surface at a gas-liquid interface.

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