Theoretical Challenges in the Dynamics of Complex Fluids / Edition 1

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Overview

The present work is one of the very few to which the new postgraduate can turn for an introduction to theoretical methods in the exciting new area of soft condensed matter, containing descriptions of dynamics and non-equilibrium statistical mechanics. Over the last 15 years connections have been made between polymers, colloids, liquid crystals and self- assemblies, and these have greatly assisted our understanding of a growing amount of experimental data on their dynamic properties: light scattering, rheology, flow-induced phase transitions, X-ray and neutron scattering. Nowhere else have the leading exponents in their fields been brought together to provide a consistent account of the new experimental methods and the outstanding challenges that face the researcher into complex fluids today.
Audience: Suitable as a graduate text as well as for the seasoned researcher. Many contributions conclude with research material stimulated by the discussions at the ASI that gave rise to the book.

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McLeish (physics, U. of Leeds, UK) has compiled 19 proceeding papers conveying a sense of the excitement felt in diverse research communities over the dynamic subfield of soft condensed matter physics dubbed complex fluids. The editor notes that they may be read in random-access order, with introductory material interspersed with advanced new work<-->with an effort to "translate" across disciplines. A sampling of titles encompassing both experimental and theoretical issues includes: experimental challenges in colloids, theoretical challenges in polymer dynamics, the shear-flow properties of liquid crystals, of micelles and many-layered vesicles, and dynamics of domains and textures. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780792346074
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 6/24/1997
  • Series: Nato Science Series E: (closed) , #339
  • Edition description: 1997
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 338
  • Product dimensions: 0.88 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 6.14 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Experimental Challenges in Colloids; P.N. Pusey, et al. Self-Diffusion of Colloids at Freezing; S. Ramaswamy. Theoretical Challenges in Polymer Dynamics; M. Rubinstein. Slow Modes in Dynamic Light Scattering from Semi-Dilute Solutions of Polymeric and Polymer-like Systems; S.J. Candau. I. Relaxation of Concentration Fluctuations in Entangled Polymer Mixtures; A.N. Semenov. II. The Effect of Polymer Density Fluctuations on Dynamics of High-Molecular-Weight Polymers; A.N. Semenov. Rheology of Entangled Polymers: Topological and Non-Linear Effects; T. McLeish. Shear-Enhanced Diffusion in Charge-Stabilised Colloids; S. Ramaswamy. Effects of Shear Flow on Semidilute Polymer Solutions; S.T. Milner. Rheology of Liquid Crystalline Polymers; Linear and Nonlinear Behaviour of the Nematic Phase; G. Marucci. The Shear-Flow Properties of Liquid Crystals; R.G. Larson, P.T. Mather. Structural Properties of Wormlike Micelles; F. Lequeux, S.J. Candau. Mechanical Properties of Biliquid Foams; F. Lequeux, P. Boltenhagen. Effect of Flow on Lyotropic Phases; D. Roux. Surfactant Cubic Phases; C. Toprakcioglu. Of Micelles and Many-Layered Vesicles; M.E. Cates. Excess Dissipation in Dense Emulsions; S. Ramaswamy. Dynamics of Domains and Textures; M. Doi. Current Topics in Diffusion-Controlled Reactions of Polymers; G.H. Fredrickson. Index.

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