Physics of Amphiphilic Layers

Proceedings of the Workshop, Les Houches, France February 10–19, 1987

ISBN: 978-3-642-83204-8 (Print) 978-3-642-83202-4 (Online)

Table of contents (55 chapters)

previous Page of 3
  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XI

  2. Mono- and Bilayers

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 2-8

      Molecular Theory for Amphiphile Packing and Elastic Properties of Monolayers and Bilayers

    3. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 9-12

      Chain Packing and the Compressional Elasticity of Surfactant Films

    4. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 13-19

      Dynamics of Phase Transitions in Langmuir Monolayers of Polar Molecules

    5. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 20-24

      Investigation of Phase Transitions in Fatty Acid Monolayers by Fluorescence Microscopy

    6. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 25-37

      Polymorphism of Monolayers of Monomeric and Macromolecular Lipids: On the Defect Structure of Crystalline Phases and the Possibility of Hexatic Order Formation

    7. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 38-57

      Surface-Density Transitions, Surface Elasticity and Rigidity, and Rupture Strength of Lipid Bilayer Membranes

    8. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 58-63

      Equilibrium Configurations of Fluid Membranes

    9. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 64-71

      Dynamics of Drying and Film-Thinning

  3. Surface Thermal Fluctuations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 73-73

    2. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 74-79

      Curvature and Fluctuations of Amphiphilic Membranes

    3. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 80-96

      Fluctuations and Interactions Between Membranes

    4. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 97-97

      Tangential Flows in Fluid Membranes and Their Effect on the Softening of Curvature Rigidity with Scale

    5. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 98-105

      Unbinding of Membranes

    6. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 106-112

      Elasticity of Crystalline and Hexatic Membranes

    7. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 113-117

      Fluctuations on Crystal Surfaces

    8. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 118-123

      Surface Tension and Rigidity: Role of the Fluctuations and Optical Measurements

  4. Ordered Phases

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 125-125

    2. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 126-129

      Geometrical Basis of Cubic Structures

    3. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 130-130

      Periodic Surfaces of Prescribed Mean Curvature

    4. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 131-137

      The Cubic Phases of Liquid-Containing Systems: Physical Structure and Biological Implications

    5. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 138-144

      Interactions in Lyotropic Lamellar Phases: A High Resolution X-Ray Study

    6. No Access

      Book Chapter

      Pages 145-152

      Stability of Brine Swollen Lamellar Phases

previous Page of 3