Questions related to Soft Matter
I have six time-series plots as a measurement of some soft-matter physical function F(t), see the graph below. In most instances, it is quite clear that particular variations in the property of...
08 September 2018 367 8 View
I want take image of some soft matter that is in quartz capillary. Is there any way ?
01 February 2018 862 12 View
I am interested in studying the dynamics of a lipid vesicle. Surface Evolver seems to be a great program and quite extensible. However, as I understand it, the program only minimizes the total...
31 December 2017 6,268 4 View
I am trying to calculate interactive force between two metal atoms and was wondering if there's any way VASP may be used to calculate vdW forces using higher order techniques such as RPA.
04 May 2017 8,148 3 View
I am looking for some literature on critical gels. I did get my hands on the detailed work by Winter and Chambon. They stop polymerization to produce a critical gel state. However I have not come...
04 May 2017 3,974 4 View
Hello everyone my Name is David and as part of my master thesis I want to calculate diffusion coefficients for n-alkanes (in the range of roughly 10- C) and aromatic hydrocarbons. (like...
03 April 2017 3,371 4 View
the depletion interaction has been proved exist in colloidal system, I am thinking whether it exist between different polymer or the same polymer with different molecular weight ?
11 December 2016 5,530 7 View
Currently I am using silver conducting paint to make the contacts in Liquid Crystal Cells made of ITO coated glass plates and covering it up with Loctite hysol 3425 a&b glue so that the...
05 June 2016 5,935 13 View
Dear All, I have a hypothetical question which resembles my current problem. any guidance will be helpful to understand my current observations in the study. Let's assume that: 1. I have a polymer...
04 May 2016 9,647 1 View
In soft tissue, why do lower kV x-rays produce more scatter and I guess have a higher RBE? I understand higher energy x-rays have more of a forward momentum, but I would think that the Compton...
02 March 2016 6,734 0 View
I have prepared a microgel (solvent water) and during the process I have added NaOH to maintain the pH of the solution as 12. Microgels have formed. Now when I do DLS experiments I saw that the...
09 October 2015 8,039 6 View
I need sources for calculating surface tension of oil droplets in water. my droplets are jammed in a quasi 2 dimentional channel and i can measure their radius in any direction and calculate its...
04 May 2015 4,851 2 View
Is anyone familiar with wedge-type thin film multilayers fabrication? I need some basic information?
04 May 2015 8,192 2 View
I'm working with light scattering techniques to measure complex flows, and wondered whether an interferometer could be used to measure complex fluid concentrations or concentration gradients.
31 December 2014 7,358 3 View
We measure Activation energy of a mode from Arrhenius plot. Researchers who research on ferroeletric liquid crystal
31 December 2014 3,618 4 View
At some points in space the director of the molecules in nematic crystals is undefined which are called defects. Disclination line is one of the types. I find it difficult to understand what it...
11 December 2014 6,584 1 View
When cooling a smectic, LC is rather frequent the formation of a paramorphotic solid observable with a polarizing light microscope. How does it behave on heating (eg, fusion temperature, enthalpy,...
10 November 2014 7,149 4 View
What kind of interaction is possible between SDS and Ag+?
03 April 2014 5,231 5 View
Dear colleagues, Following the first Dynasoft 2008 and 2010 schools, held in August 2008 and August 2010 in Cargèse (Corsica, France), we are pleased to announce the Summer School Soft-FIRE (July...
01 February 2014 4,919 0 View
The article below states 'the affinity for the clay surface decreased with increasing number of ethylene oxide units'. Likely it is meant relatively to solubility in water. It further states that...
01 February 2014 9,877 2 View
In the acid condition, is thiol easily oxidized to disulfide or any others? I prepared 2-propanol solution containing dodecanethiol for SAM. I checked the thiol group before and after addition of...
09 October 2013 2,678 4 View
Can we judge the microemulsion just by the naked eye?
09 October 2013 8,875 1 View
For example how to decide these PEs such as PAA, PAH etc. are weak PEs ?
09 October 2013 9,423 7 View