Computational Studies, Nanotechnology, and Solution by Mark D. Dadmun, W. Alexander Van Hook, Donald W. Noid, Yuri

By Mark D. Dadmun, W. Alexander Van Hook, Donald W. Noid, Yuri B. Melnichenko, Robert G. Sumpter

This article is the printed model of many ofthe talks provided at symposiums held as a part of the Southeast local assembly of the yank Chemical Society (SERMACS) in Knoxville, TN in October, 1999. The Symposiums, entitled answer Thermodynamics of Polymers and Computational Polymer technological know-how and Nanotechnology, supplied shops to give and talk about difficulties of present curiosity to polymer scientists. It used to be, hence, determined to submit either court cases in one quantity. the 1st a part of this assortment includes revealed types of six of the 10 talks provided on the Symposium on answer Thermodynamics of Polymers prepared via Yuri B. Melnichenko and W. Alexander Van Hook. the 2 periods, extra defined less than, inspired fascinating and provocative discussions. even if now not each writer selected to give a contribution to the complaints quantity, the papers which are integrated faithfully symbolize the scope and caliber of the symposium. the remainder sections are in line with the symposium on Computational Polymer technology and Nanotechnology equipped through Mark D. Dadmun, Bobby G. Sumpter, and Don W. Noid. a various and special team of polymer and fabrics scientists, biochemists, chemists and physicists met to debate fresh learn within the vast box of computational polymer technology and nanotechnology. The two-day oral consultation was once additionally complemented through a few poster displays. the 1st article of this part is at the vital topic of polymer blends. M. D.

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Details concerning the experimental apparatus and the experimental procedure will be presented elsewhere [ 18] The polystyrene solutions used in the experiment were taken from the same batches as those used by Zhang et al. [22] for measuring the mass-diffusion coefficient and the Soret coefficient of these polymer solutions. t (s) Figure 1. 50%. The data are relative to the intensity of the stray light that serves as a local oscillator 'in the heterodyne scattering experiments. The correlation functions obtained for all values of T can be represented by a single exponential 39 e-Dk2t with a diffusion coefficient D independent ' of VT [18].

E. the data shows an increased deviation from a master curve. As we stated above, a complete collapse of the data would be expected if the only contribution to the surface tension came from the local cohesive forces between the molecules. Hong and Noolandi15,16 showed that for long chain molecules we expect an additional entropic contribution to the surface tension. Therefore, for a series of molecules with increasing molecular weight, we expect to see a transition from a universal curve for small molecules to a curve which describes long chain molecules.

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