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11-25-2012, 11:19 AM
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Originally Posted by Oilbleeder View Post
Here's a link to the journal article (it's free on acsnano's website) http://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/nn304948h

The cool thing is that it works, despite what the classical model says. The generated steam would not be able to escape the liquid since the change in ambient temperature wouldn't be great enough to for bubbles (i.e. it wouldn't actually make steam). Just another example of how things get really strange when the scale goes nano.

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