Ailo Aasen receives poster award

PhD candidate Ailo Aasen was awarded the prize for best poster at the conference, Thermodynamics 2017, in Edinburgh, Scotland. This is impressive, as he started his PhD only eight months ago!

In the poster, he presented some of our ongoing work to unravel the curvature dependence of the surface tension for multicomponent mixtures. He presented, for the first time in history, values for the Tolman length (first order curvature correction) and rigidity constants (second order curvature corrections) of a two-component mixture. It turns out that these quantities have a highly non-trivial and exciting dependence on the composition. The developed method and results may shed new light on nucleation in mixtures. A paper is under preparation on the topic.

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