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EPL article highlighted in French newspaper Le Monde

Posted By Administration, 21 December 2011

An article published in EPL was featured in the French daily newspaper Le Monde on 29 November. The piece, ‘Comment la goutte d’eau lévite sur le fil de la scie’, concerns the article ‘Viscous mechanism for Leidenfrost propulsion on a ratchet’1, by G. Dupeux, M. Le Merrer, G. Lagubeau, C. Clanet, S. Hardt and D. Quéré, which was published in volume 96, issue 5 of EPL. "An evaporating drop placed on a ratchet self-propels, as discovered by Linke et al. in 2006. Sublimating platelets do the same, and we discuss here a possible viscous mechanism for these motions. We report that the flow of vapor below EPL is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by IOP Publishing on behalf of the European Physical Society. ‘Comment la goutte d’eau lévite sur le fil de la scie’ can be read on the Le Monde website. An English translation is also available, by means of Google Translate. ‘Viscous mechanism for Leidenfrost propulsion on a ratchet’ can be read on the EPL website.


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