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Light Scattering and Photon Correlation Spectroscopy : Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop, Krakow, Poland, August 26-30, 1996 :  Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop, Krakow, Poland, August 26-30, 1996 - E. R. Pike

Light Scattering and Photon Correlation Spectroscopy : Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop, Krakow, Poland, August 26-30, 1996

Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop, Krakow, Poland, August 26-30, 1996

By: E. R. Pike (Editor), J.B. Abbiss (Editor)

Hardcover Published: September 1997
ISBN: 9780792347361
Number Of Pages: 470

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The miniaturisation and performance improvements provided by solid state lasers, fibre optics and avalanche photodiode detectors have given a significant impulse to the use of photon correlation techniques in the study of laser scattering by macromolecular suspensions, liquid surfaces, critical fluids and turbulent liquids. The improvements can be found in experimental technique, colloids and aggregation, polymers, gels, liquid crystals and mixtures, protein solutions and dense media. Powerful new methods of inverse problems are being applied to data analysis. Much progress is being made in the study of dense media using index matching techniques. two colour systems and the theory of photon diffusion. Other notable recent developments are phase transitions in the space shuttle microgravity environment, quantum cryptography and the application of photon correlation at X-ray wavelengths using synchrotron sources. Audience: Postgraduate and industrial researchers interested in particle sizing and particle interactions, the physical chemistry of polymers, proteins, enzymes, viruses and other macromolecules, optical instrumentation, and experiments in space.

Dedication
Preface
Group photograph
Experimental challenges in colloidsp. 1
Dynamic depolarized light scattering studies of anisotropic Brownian particlesp. 7
Application of the dynamic light scattering method for investigation of colloidal stabilityp. 23
Long-time dynamics of concentrated colloidal suspensionsp. 37
Suppression of multiple scattering using a single beam cross-correlation methodp. 39
Theory of multiple scattering suppression in cross-correlated light scattering employing a single laser beamp. 51
X-ray photon correlation spectroscopyp. 65
Polarisation fluctuations in radiation scattered by small particlesp. 79
Surface light scattering spectroscopyp. 97
Non-linearity of APDs at high count ratesp. 117
From speckles to modes: principles and applications of fiber optic dynamic light scatteringp. 129
Photon correlation spectroscopy of interactive polymer systemsp. 131
Local dynamics in branched polymersp. 141
Spontaneous domain growth in the one-phase region of a gel/mixture systemp. 161
The shape, dimension and organisation of maltodextrins gel fragments with and without associated phospholipidsp. 173
Dynamic light scattering from block copolymersp. 189
Particle diffusion and crystallisation in suspensions of hard spheresp. 209
Use of light scattering to characterize the polyssacharides of starchp. 225
Spatial photon correlation and statistics of nonlinear processes in nonlinear waveguidesp. 231
Photon correlation of correlated photons: experimental aspects of quantum cryptography and computationp. 247
New opto-electronic technologies for photon correlation experimentsp. 263
Correlated, superposed and squeezed vibrational statesp. 277
Structure and properties of linear inverse problemsp. 295
New ideas in data inversion in photon correlation spectroscopyp. 313
Tempest in a teapot-surface and volume turbulence in a closed systemp. 323
Diffusing photon correlationp. 325
Photon correlation spectroscopy of opaque fluidsp. 341
Scattering of light in inhomogeneous mediump. 353
Observation of shear-induced gelation using light scattering imagingp. 367
Single particle motion of hard-sphere-like polymer micronetwork colloids up to the colloid glass transitionp. 369
Measurement of viscoelasticity of complex fluids by diffusing-wave spectrocopyp. 371
Applying photon correlation spectroscopy in spacep. 373
Hard spheres in space: light scattering from colloidal crystals in microgravityp. 387
Zeno: Critical fluid light scattering in microgravityp. 389
Static and dynamic light scattering in phase-separating systemsp. 401
Shear induced displacement of the spinodal, and spinodal demixing kinetics under shearp. 423
Spectral kinetic and correlation characteristics of inhomogeneous mixtures in the vicinity of the critical point of stratificationp. 441
List of participantsp. 461
Indexp. 465
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ISBN: 9780792347361
ISBN-10: 0792347366
Series: NATO Asi Series. Partnership Sub-Series 3, High Technology, Vol. 40
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 470
Published: September 1997
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 17.15  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.89