Effect of hydrodynamic interactions on the distribution of adhering Brownian particles

J. Bafaluy, B. Senger, J. C. Voegel, P. Schaaf

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Abstract

Brownian dynamics simulations were used to study the adhesion of hard spheres on a solid surface by taking the hydrodynamic interactions into account. Special attention was paid to analyze the configuration of the assembly of adsorbed particles. These results were compared to configurations generated by the extensively studied random sequential adsorption (RSA) model. In our case the adsorption probability for a particle is almost uniform over the entire available surfae. This surprising result shows that RSA provides a good approximation to generate adsorbed particle configurations. © 1993 The American Physical Society.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)623-626
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume70
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1993

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