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Scattering Techniques Applied to Supramolecular and Nonequilibrium Systems

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781468440638
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 12/31/2013
  • Series: Nato Science Series B: (closed) , #73
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1981
  • Pages: 928
  • Product dimensions: 7.01 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.86 (d)

Table of Contents

I — Advances in Instrumentation and Techniques.- Interaction of Thermal Neutrons and Photons with Matter.- Neutron Small Angle Scattering, Instruments and Applications.- Quasielastic Neutron Spin-Echo Spectroscopy.- The National Center for Small-Angle Scattering Research.- Recent Developments in Photon Correlation and Spectrum Analysis Techniques: I. Instrumentation for Photodetection Spectroscopy.- Recent Developments in Photon Correlation and Spectrum Analysis Techniques: II. Information from Photodetection Spectroscopy.- Polarized Dynamic Light Scattering as a Probe of Macromolecular Intramolecular Motions.- Dynamic Depolarized Light Scattering from Macromolecular Systems.- The Analysis of Polydisperse Scattering Data.- A Review of Techniques for Time-Resolved X-Ray Studies on Muscle.- II — Polymer and Colloidal Systems.- Static and Dynamic Properties of Polymer Solutions.- Small Angle Neutron Scattering by Polymer Solutions.- Quasielastic Light Scattering from Polymer Gels.- Phase Transition in Gels.- Light Scattering Study of Ganglioside Micelles and Mixed Micelles with a Nonionic Amphiphile.- Kinetics of Growth of Phospholipid Vesicles.- Micellar Size as a Function of Pressure, Temperature, and Salt Concentration for a Series of Cationic Surfactants.- III — Nonequilibrium Systems.- The Dynamics of Phase Separation Near the Critical Point: Spinodal Decomposition and Nucleation.- New Critical Behavior Induced by Shear Flow in Binary Fluids.- Fluctuations in Nonequilibrium Critical Phenomena.- Hydrodynamic Instability: Structure and Chaos.- Study of Rayleigh-Bénard Convection Properties Through Optical Measurements.- Convective Instabilities in a Horizontal Binary Liquid Layer.- Low Angle Brillouin Scattering in Systems Under Temperature Gradient.- Fluctuations in Steady State Systems.- Models of Shastic Behavior in Non-Equilibrium Steady States.- IV — Biological Applications.- Applications of Small Angle Neutron Scattering to Biological Systems.- Light Scattering from Cells.- Motility Studies of Large Cells.- Dynamic Laser Scattering Study of Sperm Migration Through Cervical Mucus.- Laser Doppler Continuous Real-Time Monitor of Pulsatile and Mean Blood Flow in Tissue Microcirculation.- Phase Separation of Cytoplasma in the Lens.- Structures and Dynamics of Muscle Cells and Muscle Proteins Studied by Intensity Fluctuation Spectroscopy of Laser Light.- V — Contributed Papers.- A. Techniques.- A1. Determination of Large Molecular Weights by Fluctuation Spectroscopy with Quasielastic Light Scattering.- A2. Numerical Inversion of the Laplace Transform.- B. Hydrogen-Bonded Liquids.- B1. Depolarized Rayleigh Spectra and Hydrogen Bonding of Liquid 1,5- and 2,4-Pentanediol.- B2. Thermodynamic Properties of Superheated Water Deduced from Brillouin Scattering Measurements.- C. Polymer Solutions.- C1. Osmotic Compressibility and Linewidth of (NBS-705) Polystyrene in Methyl Acetate.- C2. The Change in the Hydrodynamic Radius of Polystyrene Around the Theta Temperature.- D. Colloids, Microemulsions, and Micelles.- D1. Microscopic Structure of Sheared Colloids.- D2. Light Scattering Study of Water in Oil Microemulsions.- D3. Light Scattering by Oil-Water Interfaces.- D4. Dynamic Light Scattering Studies of Dodecyldimethyl-Ammonium Chloride Micelles.- D5. Critical Behavior of a Microemulsion.- D6. The Sphere-Rod Transition in SDS Micelles.- E. Biomacromolecules.- E1. Light Scattering Study of the Physical Structure of Human Cervical Mucus.- E2. Conformational Change of Protein/SDS Complex in Low Ionic Strength Solution — A Study by Dynamic Light Scattering.- E3. Heat Aggregation of Human IgG. A Dynamic Light Scattering Study.- E4. Quasielastic Light Scattering Studies of Microtubule Assembly in Vitro.- F. Organelles and Viruses.- F1. Photon Correlation Spectroscopy of Centrifuged Solutions. Application to Artemia Ribosome Subunits.- F2. Quasielastic Light Scattering and Electrophoretic Light Scattering Studies on Mononucleosomes and Polynucleosomes.- F3. Electrophoretic Light Scattering of Red Cell Membrane Vesicles: A Study of the Electrical Charges of the Cytoplasmic Membrane Surface.- F4. Neutron and Light Scattering Studies of Brome Mosaic Virus and its Protein.- G. Cells.- G1. Scaling of Halfwidths with Scattering Vector for Auorrelation Functions from Normally Swimming Bovine Spermatozoa.- G2. Light Scattering Studies of Cataract.- G3. Laser Light Scattering on Bacterial Colonies as a Possible Tool for Rapid Identification.- G4. A Quasielastic Light Scattering and Cinematographic Investigation of Motile Chlamydomonas Reinhardtii.- G5. Solution of a Non-linear Fokker-Planck Equation Governing Bacterial Chemotactic Band Formation and Propagation by Shastic Computer Simulation Method.- G6. A Run-Twiddle Model for the Self Correlation Function of Bacteria in Chemotactic Bands.- G7. Quasi-elastic Light Scattering Studies of Muscular Contraction.- Participants.

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