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Lambda Depression/Overlay Histogram Analysis of Poly(Acrylate) as a Function of Added Salt

  • Kenneth S. Schmitz
  • Jae-Woong Yu

Abstract

Dynamic light scattering (DLS) techniques monitor the decay of spontaneous fluctuations in the polarizability of the medium. Any process that results in a change in polarizability can therefore be examined by DLS. The time dependence of these processes can be extracted from the autocorrelation function [C(t)] or spectral density [S(ω))] of the scattered light. If the light scattered by the supporting medium (solvent and salt) can be neglected, then the molecular (solute) correlation function for the self-beat (homodyne) correlation function can be expressed as

Keywords

Correlation Function Decay Rate Dynamic Light Scattering Dynamic Light Scattering Persistence Length 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenneth S. Schmitz
    • 1
  • Jae-Woong Yu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of Missouri-Kansas CityKansas CityUSA

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