Nanostructured Soft Matter

Experiment, Theory, Simulation and Perspectives

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-6329-9 (Print) 978-1-4020-6330-5 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XII

  2. Experimental Advances

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      Pages 3-44

      Microemulsion Templating

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      Pages 45-97

      Nanofabrication of Block Copolymer Bulk and Thin Films: Microdomain Structures as Templates

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      Chapter

      Pages 99-128

      Characterization of Surfactant Water Systems by X-Ray Scattering and 2H NMR

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      Chapter

      Pages 129-158

      Polyelectrolyte Diblock Copolymer Micelles: Small Angle Scattering Estimates of the Charge Ordering in the Coronal Layer

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      Chapter

      Pages 159-170

      Structure and Shear-Induced Order in Blends of a Diblock Copolymer with the Corresponding Homopolyme

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      Chapter

      Pages 171-198

      Electric Field Alignment of Diblock Copolymer Thin Films

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      Chapter

      Pages 199-229

      Control of Block Copolymer Microdomain Orientation from Solution using Electric Fields: Governing Parameters and Mechanisms

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      Chapter

      Pages 231-265

      Structure and Dynamics of Cylinder Forming Block Copolymers in Thin Films

  3. Mathematical and Theoretical Approaches

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      Chapter

      Pages 269-299

      Mathematical Description of Nanostructures with Minkowski Functionals

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      Chapter

      Pages 301-326

      Scaling Theory of Polyelectrolyte and Polyampholyte Micelles

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      Chapter

      Pages 327-370

      The Latest Development of the Weak Segregation Theory of Microphase Separation In Block Copolymers

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      Chapter

      Pages 371-393

      Coarse-Grained Modeling of Mesophase Dynamics in Block Copolymers

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      Chapter

      Pages 395-433

      Effective Interactions in Soft Materials

  4. Computer Simulations

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      Chapter

      Pages 437-460

      Ab-initio Coarse-Graining of Entangled Polymer Systems

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      Chapter

      Pages 461-493

      Computer Simulations of Nano-Scale Phenomena Based on the Dynamic Density Functional Theories: Applications of SUSHI in the OCTA System

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      Chapter

      Pages 495-527

      Monte Carlo Simulations of Nano-Confined Block Copolymers

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      Chapter

      Pages 529-554

      Understanding Vesicles and Bio-Inspired Systems with Dissipative Particle Dynamics

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      Chapter

      Pages 555-585

      Theoretical Study of Nanostructured Biopolymers Using Molecular Dynamics Simulations: A Practical Introduction

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      Chapter

      Pages 587-615

      Understanding Liquid/Colloids Composites with Mesoscopic Simulations

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 617-628