Pattern Formation Processes in Binary Mixtures with Surfactants

  • T. Kawakatsu
  • K. Kawasaki
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 52)


A dynamical model is proposed which is suitable for investigating the pattern formation processes in binary mixtures with surfactants. Typical examples of such systems are microemulsions. Bicontinuous and micellar pattern formation processes are demonstrated and the growth laws of the patterns are studied by computer experiments.


Binary Mixture Continuum Model Hybrid Model Surfactant Molecule Computer Experiment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Kawakatsu
    • 1
  • K. Kawasaki
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsKyushu University 33Fukuoka 812Japan

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