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University of Pennsylvania

KPZ Process in Drying Drops

Caption: As they aggregated at the edges of a drying drop of water, slightly stretched particles (left) exhibited a Kardar-Parisi-Zhang interfacial growth process, which is common in simulations (right) but rare in nature.

Credit: Felice Macera, University of Pennsylvania

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