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Figure 4

From: Negative pressure characteristics of an evaporating meniscus at nanoscale

Figure 4

Variation in liquid pressure along the meniscus at t = 2500 ps for (a) Case I, and (b) Case II. High negative pressure values are seen at the center of the meniscus. A normalized function log(Π/δ ne) is plotted in the region of negative liquid pressure for Π = R c = -2γ/P L and Π = δ(x), which nullifies the possibility of cavitation in this region as the meniscus thickness is smaller than the critical cavitation radius.

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