Solid capillarity : when and how does surface tension deform soft solids ?

Solid capillarity : when and how does surface tension deform soft solids ?
B. Andreotti, O. Bäumchen, F. Boulogne, K. E. Daniels, E. R. Dufresne, H. Perrin, T. Salez, J. H. Snoeijer, and R. W. Style

Soft Matter, 12 2993 (2016) [OPINION]

Soft solids differ from stiff solids in an important way : their surface stresses can drive large deformations. Based on a topical workshop held in the Lorentz Center in Leiden, this Opinion highlights some recent advances in the growing field of solid capillarity and poses key questions for its advancement.

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