Table 2

Parameters used in this simulation

Simulation domains (Lx, Ly, Lz)

(4d, 4d, 256d)

Mesh sizes (δx, δy, δz)

(4d, 4d, 4d)

Temperature T (°C)

25

Hamaker constant A (J)

2 × 10-20

Diameters of particle (d0, d1, d2), (nm)

(10, 25, 50)

Density of fluid ρf (kg/m3)

0.993 × 103

Density of particle (ρp) (kg/m3)

6.4 × 103

Viscosity of fluid η (Pa s)

1.0 × 10-3

Simulation time step Δt (ns)

10


Ni et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:183   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-6-183

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