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Transition of Water Molecules from the Ice Surface to Hydrophilic Materials. Pp. 147–154.

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Koposov Gennady Dmitrievich, Institute of Natural Sciences and Biomedicine, Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov (Arkhangelsk, Russia)

Tyagunin Anatoly Vyacheslavovich, Institute of Natural Sciences and Biomedicine, Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov (Arkhangelsk, Russia)


The paper focuses on the results of experiments studying the behaviour of the quasi-liquid layer on the ice surface in the negative temperature range. An effect of gravitational draining of the quasi-liquid layer over the vertical ice surface and penetration of the quasi-liquid layer into hydrophilic layers was found. Flow mechanisms of moistening water films in hydrophilic media, which define moistening of these media at negative temperatures, are discussed.


ice, quasi-liquid layer, disperse system, sand, penetration depth.

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