Dynamics and Patterns in Complex Fluids: New Aspects of the Physics-Chemistry Interface

Dynamics and Patterns in Complex Fluids: New Aspects of the Physics-Chemistry Interface

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ISBN-13: 9783642760105
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 12/13/2011
Series: Springer Proceedings in Physics , #52
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1990
Pages: 223
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

I Membranes and Surfactant Systems.- Adhesion and Roughness of Biological Model Membranes.- The Sponge State: A Striking Isotropic Liquid Phase.- Pattern Formation Processes in Binary Mixtures with Surfactants.- Hydrodynamic Interprotein Interaction in a Biomembrane.- Ordering Process Below the Pre-transition Temperature in Multilamellar Lipid Solutions.- Anisotropic Dynamics in an Oriented Lipid Multibilayer Revealed by Vector EPR Spectroscopy.- II Gels.- Swelling of Gels and Diffusion of Molecules.- Phase Transition of D.N.A. Gel and Reentrant Phenomena in Acrylamide and Gelatin Gels.- Spongelike Domain Structure in a Two-Dimensional Model Gel Undergoing the Volume Phase Transition.- Ordered Structures Resulting from Photo-cross-links of Binary Polymer Blends Undergoing Phase Separation.- III Liquid Crystals.- Ordered Phases in Colloidal Suspensions of Tobacco Mosaic Virus.- A Model of Electro-rheological Fluid.- The Dynamical Structure Factor of Rodlike Polymers in the Isotropic Phase.- Pattern Formation in the Spatially Modulated Electrohydrodynamic Convection of Liquid Crystals.- Theory of Shear Thinning in Liquid Crystal Polymers, for the Lower Shear Rate Regime.- Hierarchical Discommensuration Pattern and Phase Transitions in the Electrohydrodynamic Convection of Liquid Crystals with a Periodic Substrate Potential.- IV Polymers.- Phase Transition and Self-Assembling Structures of Polymer Mixtures under Shear Flow.- Effects of Viscoelasticity on Polymer Diffusion.- MC Study of Effects of Shear on the Phase Transition of Binary Mixtures.- Domain Growth under Shear Flow.- Turbulent Flow of Dilute Polymer Solutions: An Approach to the Mechanism Producing Drag Reduction.- Anomalous Phase Separation Behavior in a Binary Mixture of Poly(vinyl methyl ether) and Water under Deep Quench Conditions.- Study of Pattern Formation Dynamics in a Polymer Mixture Undergoing Phase Separation by Digital Image Analysis.- Dependence of Molecular Weight and Tacticity of Poly(methylmethacrylate) (PMMA) on Crystallization of Poly(ethyleneoxide) (PEO) in PEO/PMMA Blends.- Concentration-Dependent Double-Step Transition of the Diffusion Coefficient in Dilute Solutions of Styrene-Butadiene Diblock Copolymer in Selective Solvent.- Dynamic Electric Multipole Model for Colloid Particles.- V Phase Transitions in Two Dimensions.- Experimental Studies of Phase Transitions and Pattern Formation in Two Dimensions.- Geometrical Quasiparticle Condensation Model of Melting in Two Dimensions.- Mixed Polymer Films at the Air-Water Interface.- VI Coalescence and Domain Growth.- Simple Models for Coalescence of Fluid Droplets.- Vertex Model of Cellular Pattern Growth in Two and Three Dimensions.- Annihilation Kinetics of Particle-Antiparticle Systems with Long-Range Interaction.- A Simple Model for the Relation between Weight and Lifetime.- Dynamics of Ordering Processes in a Long-Range Exchange Model.- VII Pattern Formation.- Dendrites, Viscous Fingers, and the Theory of Pattern Formation.- Pattern Formation in Growth of Snow Crystals: Hexagonal and Dendritic Patterns.- Periodic Changes in the Structure of the Growing Crystal Surface.- Crystal Growth, Fractal Growth and Liquid-like Behavior in the Case of Thin Film Formation.- Elongation Process of Whisker Crystals with a Solution Layer.- Anisotropic Fractal Aggregation in a Finite Density Gas.- Multifractal Structure of Non-Newtonian Viscous Fingers.- A Crossover Phenomenon in Electrochemical Deposition.- VIII Chemical Reactions and Hydrodynamic Instabilities.- Global Mass Transport by Chemical Wave Propagation.- Self-Collapse of the Target Pattern due to Macroscopic Fluctuation in the Belousov-Zhabotinsky Reaction.- Chemical Sensing by use of Entrainment.- Nonlinear Response of Surface Waves in a Container under an External Parametric Forcing.- Uphill Diffusion and Chemical Layering in a Mineral-Fluid System.- Experiment on Magnetoadsorption of NO on Micropores.- Index of Contributors.

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