Scale-Dependent Viscosity in Polymer Fluids

Alexander Y. Grosberg, Jean François Joanny, Watee Srinin, Yitzhak Rabin

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    Abstract

    In this communication, we use simple physical arguments to construct a "phase diagram" of various frequency and wave vector-dependent regimes of effective viscosity for polymer fluids, including nonentangled and entangled melts, semidilute solutions without and with hydrodynamic interactions, as well as the more exotic case of a melt of unconcatenated ring polymers.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)6383-6390
    Number of pages8
    JournalJournal of Physical Chemistry B
    Volume120
    Issue number26
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Jul 7 2016

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
    • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
    • Materials Chemistry

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