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Contact: John Toon
Georgia Institute of Technology

Container Material Illustration

Caption: This illustration shows how the different effective viscosity of water affects the force required to slide two surfaces separated by a thin layer of water when confined by a hydrophilic material or a hydrophobic material.

Credit: Illustration courtesy of Elisa Riedo

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