Colloid and Polymer Science

, Volume 274, Issue 12, pp 1176–1182 | Cite as

Electrostatic interaction between two parallel cylinders

  • H. Ohshima
Short Communication


Explicit exact analytic expressions are obtained for the electric potential distribution and for the electrostatic interaction energy for the system of two parallel dissimilar cylinders in an electrolyte solution on the basis of the linearized Poisson-Boltzmann equation.

Key words

Electrostatic interaction Poisson Boltzmann equation cylinder 


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© Steinkopff Verlag 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Ohshima
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  1. 1.Faculty of Pharmaceutical SciencesScience University of TokyoTokyoJapan

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