Molecular dynamics study of water transport property in micro hydrophobic pore

Akinori Fukushima, Toshiki Mima, Ikuya Kinefuchi, Takashi Tokumasu

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Abstract

In this study, the transport property of a water droplet in the nano hydrophobic pore was clarified by molecular dynamics simulation. The size dependence of the transport property of the water droplet in a nano slit pore was focused. Considering several models of the nano pore, the differences of the structures of water droplets were shown and these differences were discussed from the viewpoint of the interaction between hydrophobic walls. Furthermore, forces by the hydrophobic walls were evaluated. From these results, the dependence of the width of the pore and the size of the droplet were clarified. Moreover, the effect of the liquid-vapor interface was considered.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPolymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells 12, PEFC 2012
Pages197-206
Number of pages10
Volume50
Edition2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Dec 1
Event12th Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell Symposium, PEFC 2012 - 222nd ECS Meeting - Honolulu, HI, United States
Duration: 2012 Oct 72012 Oct 12

Other

Other12th Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell Symposium, PEFC 2012 - 222nd ECS Meeting
CountryUnited States
CityHonolulu, HI
Period12/10/712/10/12

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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