Meetings & Events

1995 MRS Fall Meeting

November 27–December 1, 1995
Boston, Massachusetts
Meeting Chairs: Michael J. Aziz, Berend T. Jonker, Leslie J. Struble

Symposium N—Complex Fluids

Chairs

David Pine, Exxon Research and Engineering Company
Robert Meyer, Brandeis University
Fred MacKintosh, University of Michigan

Symposium Support

  • Exxon Research and Engineering Company
*Invited Paper

SESSION N1: POLYMERS/COLLOIDS
Chair: S. Milner
Monday Morning, November 27
America South (W)

8:30 A.M. N1.1
DYNAMICS OF FLOW-INDUCED ALIGNMENT OF LAMELLAR BLOCK-COPOLYMERS, J.A. Kornfield, V.K. Gupta, R. Krishnamoorti, California Institute of Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering, Pasadena, CA; and S.D. Smith, Procter & Gamble, Miami Valley Laboratories, Cincinnati, OH.

8:45 A.M. N1.2
DEFORMATION OF ADSORBED AND GRAFTED POLYMER LAYERS IN SOLVENT FLOWS, James L. Harden and Michael E. Cates, University of Edinburgh, Department of Physics, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

9:00 A.M. N1.3
THE SHEAR RESPONSE OF POLYMER BRUSHES GRAFTED WITHIN CYLINDRICAL PORES, F.A. Bruce and E.M. Sevick, University of Colorado, Department of Chemical Engineering, Boulder, CO.

9:15 A.M. N1.4
SURFACE SEGREGATION IN BLENDS OF LINEAR AND BRANCHED POLYMERS, David T. Wu and Glenn H. Fredrickson, University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of Chemical Engineering, Santa Barbara, CA.

9:30 A.M. N1.5
THE ROLE OF SURFACE INTERACTIONS ON THE DWETTING DYNAMICS OF HOMOPOLYMER FILMS, S. Qu, Y. Liu, R.M.H. Rafailovich, J. Sokolov, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stony Brook, NY; R. Overney and L.J. Fetters, Exxon Research Company, Annandale, NJ.

9:45 A.M. N1.6
SOLVENT EFFECTS ON SUBMOLECULAR GEOMETRY OF ADSORBED DIBLOCK COPOLYMERS, Shenda M. Baker, Amy Callahan, Harvey Mudd College, Department of Chemistry, Claremont, CA; Gregory S. Smith, Los Alamos National Laboratory, LANSCE Department, Los Alamos, NM; Chris Toprakologlu, Alekos Vradis, U. Patras, Greece; Jeff Penfold and David Bucknall, ISIS Laboratory, Chilton-Didcot, United Kingdom.

10:00 A.M. N1.7
CORRUGATIONAL INSTABILITIES OF THIN COPOLYMER FILMS, D.R. M. Williams, Australian National University, Institute of Advanced Studies, Canberra, Australia.

10:15 A.M. N1.8
SPREADING OF NON-WETTING FILMS ON BRUSH COVERED SURFACES, N. Dan, University of Minnesota, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Minneapolis, MN.

10:30 A.M. BREAK

11:00 A.M. N1.9
ADSORPTION STUDIES OF DI-BLOCK COPOLYMERS ON COLLOID SURFACES IN ORGANIC SOLVENT, W. Zhao, D.G. Peiffer, J. Stokes, M.W. Kim, Exxon Research and Engineering Company, Annandale, NJ; and D.H. Ou-Yang, Lehigh University, Physics Department, Bethlehem, PA.

11:15 A.M. *N1.10
CRYSTALLINE COLLOIDAL SELF ASSEMBLY: A MOTIF FOR CREATING SWITCHABLE SMART MATERIALS FOR OPTICAL DEVICES AND SEPARATION MEDIA, Sanford A. Asher, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Chemistry, Pittsburgh, PA.



11:45 A.M. N1.11
TUNING OF DIFFRACTION OF VISIBLE LIGHT BY COLLOIDAL CRYSTALS OF SILICA IN POLY(METHYL ACRYLATE), Jagdish M. Jethmalani and Warren T. Ford, Oklahoma State University, Department of Chemistry, Stillwater, OK.

JOINT SESSION N2/M2: COLLOIDS
Chair: Douglas J. Durian
Monday Afternoon, November 27
America Center (W)

1:30 P.M. *N2.1/M2.1
COLLOIDAL PARTICLE INTERACTIONS IN MIXED SOLVENTS, M.L. Kurnaz and J.V. Maher, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Pittsburgh, PA.

2:00 P.M. N2.2/M2.2
PHASE BEHAVIOR OF BINARY LIQUID MIXTURES CONTAINING COLLOIDAL PARTICLES, Y. Jayalakshmi and E.W. Kaler, University of Delaware, Center for Molecular and Engineering Thermodynamics, Newark, DE.

2:15 P.M. *N2.3/M2.3
X-RAY PHOTON CORRELATION SPECTROSCOPY STUDY OF GOLD COLLOIDS, S.B. Dierker, University of Michigan, Department of Physics, Ann Arbor, MI.

2:45 P.M. *N2.4/M2.4
RHEOLOGY OF COLLOIDAL GLASSES, D.A. Weitz, Exxon Research and Engineering, Annandale, NJ.

3:15 P.M. BREAK

3:45 P.M. N2.5/M2.5
MICROHYDRODYNAMICS WITH DISSIPATIVE PARTICLE DYNAMICS, Pep Español and Ignacio Zúñiga, UNED, Departamento de Física Fundamental, Madrid, Spain.

4:00 P.M. N2.6/M2.6
DYNAMIC STRUCTURE FACTOR SCALING IN DENSE GELLING SILICA SUSPENSIONS, B.D. Butler, H.J.M. Hanley, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Thermophysics Division, Boulder, CO; and C.D. Muzny, University of Colorado, Department of Physics, Boulder, CO.

4:15 P.M. *N2.7/M2.7
HOW DO COPOLYMERS HELP IN MIXING IMMISCIBLE HOMOPOLYMERS?, Scott T. Milner and Haowen Xi, Exxon Research and Engineering, Annandale, NJ.

4:45 P.M. N2.8/M2.8
KINETCS OF INORGANIC COLLOIDAL REACTIONS IN POLYMER SOLUTIONS, R. Tannenbaum, University of Minnesota, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Minneapolis, MN.

SESSION N3: POSTER SESSION
Monday Evening, November 27
8:00 P.M.
America Ballroom (W)

N3.1 MEASUREMENTS OF INTERNUCLEOTIDE INTERACTIONS, Frédéric Pincet, Eric Perez, Ecole Normale Superieure, Laboratoire de Physique Statistique, Paris, France; Luc Lebeau and Charles Mioskowski, CNRS-URA, Laboratoire de Synthèse Bio-organique, Illkirch, France.

N3.2 PHASE TRANSITIONS IN PROTEIN SOLUTIONS, Michael L. Broide, Tina Tominc, Marc Saxowsky and Diana Linderoth, Lewis & Clark College, Department of Physics, Portland, OR.

N3.3 NANOLATEXES AND BIOPOLYMERS IN REVERSE MICELLES, M.P. Pileni, Université P. et M. Curie, Laboratoire S.R.S.I., Paris, France and C.E.N. Saclay, DRECAM-SCM, Gif sur Yvette, France.

N3.4 THE EFFECT OF SOLVENT QUALITY ON THE INTERACTIONS BETWEEN MIXED POLYMER BRUSHES, N. Dan, C. Chen and M. Tirrell, University of Minnesota, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Minneapolis, MN.

N3.5 SURFACTANT-INDUCED ASSEMBLY OF ELECTROACTIVE POLYMERS, Kalle Levon, Yun-Hsin Liao, Antti Takala, Paivi Oinonen and Wen-Yue Zheng, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, NY.

N3.6 MACROSCOPIC THEORY OF ORIENTATION TRANSITIONS IN THE EXTENSIONAL FLOW OF SIDE-CHAIN NEMATIC POLYMERS, Alejandro D. Rey, McGill University, Department of Chemical Engineering, Montreal, Canada.
N3.7 COUPLING OF CONCENTRATION AND ORIENTATION FLUCTUATIONS IN ISOTROPIC SOLUTIONS OF HAIRY-ROD POLYMERS, George Petekidis, Dimitris Vlassopoulos and George Fytas, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas, Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser, Crete, Greece.

N3.8 POLYELECTROLYTE SOLUTIONS: CHARDE DENSITY AND POLARITY STRENGTH EFFECTS, H. Mattoussi, W.H. Rippard, University of Florida, Department of Physics, Gainesville, FL; and F.E. Karasz, University of Massachusetts, Polymer Science Department, Amherst, MA.

N3.9 MOLECULAR DYNAMICS STUDY OF BRANCHED ALKANE MELTS, Maurizio Mondello and Gary S. Grest, Exxon Research and Engineering Company, Annandale, NJ.

N3.10 SCALING BEHAVIOR OF POLYMER-SURFACTANT AGGREGATES, Krishnan Chari, Eastman Kodak Company, Imaging Research and Advanced Development, Rochester, NY.

N3.11 SELF-ASSEMBLY OF BLOCK COPOLYMER ON ROUGH SURFACES, Z. Li, J. Sikolov, M.H. Rafailovich, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stony Brook, NY; M. Tolan, Kiel University Kiel, Germany; E.J. Kramer, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; H. Lorenz, J.P. Kotthaus, Munich, Germany; S.K. Sinha, Exxon, Annandale, NJ; and S.A. Schwarz, Queens College, Flushing, NY.

N3.12 BOUNDARY LUBRICATION SIMULATIONS OF ALKANE FILMS, Mark J. Stevens, Exxon Research and Engineering Company, Annandale, NJ, and Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM; Maurizio Mondello, Gary Grest, Exxon Research and Engineering Company, Annandale, NJ; and Peter Thompson, Duke University, Department of Mechanical and Materials Science, Durham, NC.

N3.13 COMPONENT DYNAMICS IN MISCIBLE POLYMER BLENDS, B.H. Arendt, R. Krishnarmoorti, J.A. Kornfield, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; S.D. Smith, Proctor and Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH; and A. Halasa, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, Akron, OH.

N3.14 DEFORMATION OF POLYAMPHOLYTE GELS UNDER THE ACTION OF DC ELECTRIC FIELD, Sarkyt E. Kudaibergenov, Vladimir B. Sigitov, Dmitrii V. Filipenko, Zauresh S. Nurkeeva, Kazak State National University, Department of High Molecular Compounds, Almaty, Republic of Kazakstan.

N3.15 DYNAMICS, FLOW ALIGNMENT AND NANOSTRUCTURES OF ABC TRIBLOCK COPOLYMERS, Z.-R. Chen, R. Krishnamoorti, J.A. Kornfield, California Institute of Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering, Pasadena, CA; A. Ashraf and S.D. Smith, Procter & Gamble, Miami Valley Laboratories, Cincinnati, OH.

N3.16 BENDING ELASTICITY OF INDIVIDUAL PROTEIN POLYMERS MEASURED BY APPLYING CALIBRATED FORCES WITH OPTICAL TWEEZERS, C.F. Schmidt and M.W. Allersma, University of Michigan, Department of Physics, Ann Arbor, MI.

N3.17 MECHANISM OF DEGRADATION IN HYDROUS ER SYSTEMS, Akiko Kawai, Kunio Kamiya, Kunio Uchida, Satoshi Yoda, Kei Urabe, Akihiro Gotoh and Fumikazu Ikazaki, National Institute of Materials and Chemical Research, Ibaraki, Japan.

N3.18 THE EFFECTIVE TRANSPORT COEFFICIENTS OF MICROINHOMOGENEOUS MEDIA WITH CHARGED COMPONENT, Mark Shapiro, Brooklyn, NY.

N3.19 THE ANGULAR DEPENDENCE OF DIFFUSE TRANSMISSION, M.U. Vera and D.J. Durian, University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Physics, Los Angeles, CA.

N3.20 DYNAMICS OF CHARGE FLUCTUATIONS IN THE SOLID-GAS INTERFACE: PARTICLE CLOUDS IN BIPOLAR MEDIA, Themis Matsoukas and Marc Russell, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.

N3.21 SHEAR-INDUCED DIFFUSION IN COLLOIDAL SUSPENSIONS, Oleg V. Bychuk and Ben O'Shaughnessy, Columbia University, Department of Physics and Department of Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Mining Engineering, New York, NY.

N3.22 FREE POLYMER EFFECTS ON CONCENTRATED NONAQUEOUS SUSPENSIONS, A. Ogden and J.A. Lewis, University of Illinois, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, Urbana, IL.

N3.23 DIGITAL VIDEO MICROSCOPY (DVM) USING CHARGED GLASS CONFINING PLATES ALLOWS CONTROL OF GAP ION IC STRENGTH BY VARYING PLATE SEPARATION, Mark Ospeck and Seth Fraden, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA.


N3.24 OBSERVATION OF METASTABLE CRYSTALLITES IN A CHARGE-STABILIZED COLLOIDAL FLUID, Amy E. Larsen and David G. Grier, University of Chicago, James Franck Institute and Department of Physics, Chicago, IL.

N3.25 COLLOIDAL SUSPENSION OF SINGLE-LAYER TITANATE, Takayoshi Sasaki and Mamoru Watanabe, National Institute for Research in Inorganic Materials, Ibaraki, Japan.

N3.26 MONODISPERSED COLLOIDAL SUSPENSION IN ELECTRIC FIELDS USING FLUORESCENCE CONFOCAL DIGITAL-MICROSCOPY, Alfons van Blaaderen, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ; San Lin, Ujitha Dassanayake and Seth Fraden, Brandeis University, Department of Physics, Waltham, MA.

N3.27 A DISPERSED CLAY MINERAL NANOCOMPOSITE, H.J.M. Hanley, B.D. Butler, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Thermophysics Division, Boulder, CO; C.D. Muzny, University of Colorado, Department of Physics, Boulder, CO; D. Peiffer, Exxon Research and Engineering Company, Annandale, NJ; and F. Tsvetkov, Solar Dynamics, Ashdod, Israel.

N3.28 DIRECT MEASUREMENTS OF FREE POLYMER EFFECTS ON INTERPARTICLE FORCES BETWEEN COLLOIDAL PARTICLES, J. Guo, L. Meagher and J.A. Lewis, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Urbana, IL.

N3.29 REAL SPACE MEASUREMENT OF STRUCTURE IN PHASE SEPARATING BINARY FLUID MIXTURES, W.R. White and Pierre Wiltzius, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ.

N3.30 POLY(VINYL PYRIDINE)/SUFACTANT SYSTEMS; MESORMORPHIC BEHAVIOR OF FLEXIBLE POLYMERS, Jane Ruokolainen, Juha Tanner, Olli Ikkala, Gerrit ten Brinke, Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland; Mike Torkkeli and Ritva Serimaa, Helsinki University, Helsinki, Finland.

N3.31 PHASE BEHAVIOR OF AQUEOUS MIXTURES OF OPPOSITELY CHARGED SURFACTANTS IN THE ABSENCE OF SCREENING ELECTROLYTE, Daniel J. Iampietro and Eric W. Kaler, University of Delaware, Center for Molecular and Engineering Thermodynamics, Newark, DE.

N3.32 MEASUREMENT OF NEUTRON SPECTRUM USING TOTAL REFLECTION EDGE, Xiao-Lin Zhou and Chwen-Yuan Ku, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.

N3.33 MODEL-INDEPENDENT DETERMINATION OF THE SCATTERING-LENGTH-DENSITY PROFILES OF SURFACES OF SIMPLE AND COMPLEX FLUIDS USING NEUTRON REFLECTIVITY DATA, Xiao-Lin Zhou and Liguo Sun, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.

N3.34 PREDICTING BENDING RIGIDITIES OF AMPHIPHILIC BILAYERS FROM MICROSCOPIC MODEL SIMULATIONS, Germonda C.A.M. Mooij, Technical University of Denmark, Department of Physical Chemistry, Lyngby, Denmark.

N3.35 CALCIUM INDUCED AGGREGATION AND FUSION OF PHOSPHOLIPID VESICLES, Michael T. Kennedy and Joseph A. Zasadzinski, University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of Chemical Engineering, Santa Barbara, CA.

N3.36 DEVELOPMENT OF USER-FRIENDLY COMPUTER PROGRAMS TO PREDICT SOLUTION PROPERTIES OF SINGLE AND MIXED SURFACTANT SYSTEMS, A. Shiloach, N. Zoeller and D. Blankschtein, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cambridge, MA.

N3.37 REAL-SPACE FLUCTUATION PROBE OF THE NEMATIC-SMECTIC-A PHASE TRANSITION, Anand Yethiraj and John Bechhoefer, Simon Fraser University, Department of Physics, Burnaby, Canada.

N3.38 MAGNETIC BIZEFRINGENCE STUDIES OF THE AGGREGATION AND LIQUID CRYSTAL BEHAVIOR OF DISODIUM CROMOGLYCATE AND SUNSET YELLOW FCF IN AQUEOUS SOLUTION, Robert J. Luoma and Robert B. Meyer, Brandeis University, Department of Physics, Waltham, MA.

N3.39 X-RAY DIFFRACTION STUDIES OF LIQUID CRYSTAL PHASES OF SUNSET YELLOW FCF IN AQUEOUS SOLUTION, Robert J. Luoma and Robert B. Meyer, Brandeis University, Department of Physics, Waltham, MA.

N3.40 PIEZOELECTRIC EFFECTS IN CHOLESTERIC ELASTOMER GELS, Ching-Chao Chang and Robert B. Meyer, Brandeis University, Department of Physics, Waltham, MA.

N3.41 INFLUENCE OF CONFINEMENT ON DIELECTRIC PROPERTIES OF FERROELECTRIC LIQUID CRYSTAL, F.M. Aliev, University of Puerto Rico, Physics Department and Materials Research Center, San Juan, PR; H. Ding, J. Kelly, Kent State University, Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent, OH; and G.P. Sinha, University of Puerto Rico, Physics Department and Materials Research Center, San Juan, PR.

N3.42 STRUCTURAL PHASE TRANSITIONS IN FLECXOELECTRIC LIQUID CRYSTAL FILMS, C.-M. Chen and F.C. MacKintosh, University of Michigan, Department of Physics, Ann Arbor, MI.

N3.43 BRILLOUIN SCATTERING INVESTIGATION OF THE VISCO-ELASTIC PROPERTIES OF SILICA GELS, F. Li, J. Kieffer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Urbana, IL; and J.D. Bass, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Geology, Urbana, IL.

N3.44 THE DYNAMICS OF WATER RISE IN CAPILLARY TUBES, Thomas Delker, David B. Pengra and Po-zen Wong, University of Massachusetts, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Amherst, MA.

N3.45 STUDIES OF 3-D FLUID DISPLACEMENT IN POROUS MEDIA, E.H. Kawamoto, Jie Wang and Po-zen Wong, University of Massachusetts, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Amherst, MA.

N3.46 SOLVENT EFFECTS ON SUBMOLECULAR GEOMETRY OF ADSORBED DIBLOCK COPOLYMERS SUBJECTED TO SHEAR FORCES, Shenda M. Baker, Amy Callahan, Harvey Mudd College, Department of Chemistry, Claremont, CA; Gregory S. Smith, Los Alamos National Laboratory, LANSCE Department, Los Alamos, NM; Chris Toprakologlu, Alekos Vradis, U. Patras, Greece; Jeff Penfold and David Bucknall, ISIS Laboratory, Chilton-Didcot, United Kingdom.

N3.47 BOOJUM TEXTURE INDUCED CUSP SINGULARITIES IN ISOTROPIC LIQUID PHASE DOMAINS OF LANGMUIR MONOLAYERS, Ka Yee C. Lee, Michael M. Lipp and Joseph A. Zasadzinski, University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of Chemical Engineering, Santa Barbara, CA.

N3.48 THE MICROSTRUCTURE OF THE ISO-OCTANE/PERFLUOROOCTANE/F8H16 (SEMIFLUORINATED N-ALKANES) SYSTEM IN ITS LIQUID AND GEL PHASES, Chwen-Yuan Ku and Sow-Hsin Chen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Nuclear Engineering, Cambridge, MA.

N3.49 GELATION OF SILICONE FLUIDS WITH 12-HYDROXYSTEARIC ACID, Dimitris E. Katsoulis and Janet M. Smith, Dow Corning Corporation, Midland, MI.

N3.50 PRESSURE-INDUCED REENTRANT PHASE BEHAVIOR IN POLY(N-VINYL-2-PYRROLIDONE)/WATER SYSTEMS, Thomas Sun and Hubert E. King, Exxon Research and Engineering Company, Corporate Research Science Laboratories, Annandale, NJ.

N3.51 TRACER DIFFUSION COEFFICIENTS IN POLYELECTROLYTE FILMS, X. Zheng, M.H. Rafailovich, J. Sokolov, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY; S.A. Schwarz, Queens College, Department of Physics, Flushing, NY; and D. Peiffer, Exxon Research Company, Annandale, NJ.

N3.52 VISCOSITY AND STRUCTURAL RELAXATION OF HARD-SPHERE COLLOIDS, Phil N. Segre, Exxon Research and Engineering, Annandale, NJ; S.P. Meeker and Peter N. Pusey, University of Edinburgh, Department of Physics, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

N3.53 INVESTIGATING AND THE WORK OF ADHESION AND ITS SOURCES USING THE JKR TECHNIQUE, Susanne M. Perutz, Jianguo Wang, Edward J. Kramer and Chris K. Ober, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

N3.54 GELATION IN COLLOID-POLYMER MIXTURES, S.P. Meeker and W.C.K. Poon, University of Edinburg, Department of Physics, Edinburg, United Kingdom.

N3.55 ELASTOMER NETWORK STRUCTURE INVESTIGATED BY NMR, Kimberly McLoughlin, T. Michael Duncan, Claude Cohen, Cornell University, School of Chemical Engineering, Ithaca, NY; and Carol Szeto, Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ.

SESSION N4: BIOPOLYMERS
Chair: C. Safinya
Tuesday Morning, November 28
America South (W)

9:00 A.M. *N4.1
DIRECT OBSERVATION OF THE MICROSCOPIC MECHANICS OF MOTOR PROTEINS AND CYTOSKELETAL PROTEIN POLYMERS BY OPTICAL TRAPPING INTERFEROMETRY, C.F. Schmidt, M.W. Allersma, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; S.M. Block and K. Svoboda, Rowland Institute for Science, Cambridge, MA.



9:30 A.M. *N4.2
MODELS OF MOTOR PROTEIN FUNCTION: MOTION INDUCED BY A PERIODIC ASYMMETRIC POTENTIAL, J. Prost, A. Ajdari, J.F. Chauwin, ESPCI, Paris, france; and F. Jülicher, Simon Fraser University, Department of Physics, Burnaby, Canada.

10:00 A.M. N4.3
FREEZING OF RANDOM HETEROPOLYMERS: REPLICA SOLUTION WITHOUT REPLICAS, Vijay S. Pande, Alexander Yu. Grosberg and Toyoichi Tanaka, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.

10:15 A.M. N4.4
PARTICLE AND CHAIN DYNAMICS IN SPATIALLY CORRELATED NOISE, C. Orme, D. Scott and B.G. Orr, University of Michigan, Department of Physics, Ann Arbor, MI.

10:30 A.M. BREAK

10:45 A.M. N4.5
HOW TO MAKE PROTEIN-LIKE HETEROPOLYMERS: A THEORETICAL SUGGESTION, Vijay S. Pande, Alexander Yu. Grosberg and Toyoichi Tanaka, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.

11:00 A.M. *N4.6
BIOMATERIALS IN SYNTHETIC MAZES, Robert H. Austin, Princeton University, Princeton, NH.

11:30 A.M. N4.7
ELECTROHYDRODYNAMIC INSTABILITIES IN DNA ELECTROPHORESIS, H. Isambert, J-L. Viovy and J. Prost, ESPCI, Groupe de Physico-Chimie Théorique, Paris, France.

11:45 A.M. N4.8
DIRECT MEASUREMENT OF THE TRANSPORT PROPERTIES OF A SINGLE DNA MOLECULE, Denis Wirtz, The John Hopkins University, Chemical Engineering Department, Baltimore, MD.

SESSION N5: COLLOIDS
Chair: D. Pine
Tuesday Afternoon, November 28
America South (W)

1:30 P.M. *N5.1
QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF COLLOIDAL, REAL SPACE STRUCTURES, Alfons van Blaaderen and Pierre Wiltzius, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ.

2:00 P.M. N5.2
FIELD-INDUCED TWO AND THREE DIMENSIONAL COLLOIDAL CRYSTALS, M. Trau, D.A. Saville and I.A. Aksay, Princeton University, Department of Chemical Engineering and Princeton Materials Institute, Princeton, NJ.

2:15 P.M. *N5.3
OBSERVATION AND SIMULATION OF ELECTRO-HYDRODYNAMIC INSTABILITIES IN AQUEOUS SUSPENSIONS OF POLYSTYRENE PARTICLES, Yue Hu, Wellesley College, Department of Physics, Wellesley, MA; and Seth Fraden, Brandeis University, Department of Physics, Waltham, MA.

2:45 P.M. N5.4
EFFECTIVE MASS OF A CHARGED PARTICLE FLYING ABOVE A DIELECTRIC FLUID SURFACE, E. Raphael and P.-G. de Gennes, College de France, Laboratoire de Physique de la Matière Condensée, Paris, France.

3:00 P.M. BREAK

3:30 P.M. *N5.5
INTERACTIONS AND INTERFACES IN CHARGE-STABILIZED COLLOIDAL SUSPENSIONS, David G. Grier, University of Chicago, James Franck Institute and Department of Physics, Chicago, IL.

4:00 P.M. N5.6
COMPOSITION-DEFORMATION COUPLING IN INTERACTING MEMBRANES OF CHARGED/NEUTRAL MIXTURES, Robijn Bruinsma, University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Physics, Los Angeles, CA; and William M. Gelbart, University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Los Angeles, CA.

4:15 P.M. N5.7
DEPLETION STABILIZATION BY SEMIDILUTE RODS, Y. Mao, M.E. Cates and H.N.W. Lekkerkerker, TCM, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

4:30 P.M. N5.8
SELF-ASSEMBLED SYNTHESES OF GOLD NANOPARTICLES AND OPALS: THEORY AND EXPERIMENT, Pamela C. Ohara, Daniel V. Leff, James R. Heath and William M. Gelbart, University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Chemistry Biochemistry, Los Angeles, CA.
4:45 P.M. N5.9
COATING OF SUBMICRON PARTICLES BY NANOSIZE PARTICLES USING CONTROLLED POLYMER ADSORPTION - A NOVEL APPROACH FOR ORDERED NANOCOMPOSITE PARTICLES, Tsung-yuan Chen and P. Somasundaran, Columbia University, Department of Chemical Engineering, Material Science, and Mining Engineering, New York, NY.

JOINT SESSION: N6/M7: FOAMS & EMULSIONS
Chair: Fereydoon Family
Wednesday Morning, November 29
America Center (W)

8:30 A.M. *N6.1/M7.1
NUMERICAL EXPERIMENTS ON FOAM DYNAMICS, Hassan Aref, University of Illinois, Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Urbana, IL.

9:00 A.M. *N6.2/M7.2
INTERMITTENT FLOW BEHAVIOR IN 2-D FOAMS: VERTEX MODEL COMPUTER SIMULATIONS, Kyozi Kawasaki, Chubu University, Department of Natural Science and Mathematics, Kasugai-shi, Japan; and Tohru Okuzono, Ochanomizu University, Department of Physics, Tokyo, Japan.

9:30 A.M. N6.3/M7.3
NONLINEAR BUBBLE DYNAMICS IN A SHEARED FOAM, A.D. Gopal and D.J. Durian, University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Physics, Los Angeles, CA.

9:45 A.M. *N6.4/M7.4
INFLUENCE OF REARRANGEMENT DYNAMICS ON EMULSION RHEOLOGY, P. Boltenhagen, F. Lequeux, CNRS, Laboratoire Ultrasons and Dynamique des Fluides Complexes, Strasbourg, France; and J. Bibette, CNRS, Pessac, France.

10:15 A.M. BREAK

10:45 A.M. N6.5/M7.5
A SIMPLE BUBBLE-SCALE MODEL FOR FOAM RHEOLOGY, Douglas J. Durian, University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Physics, Los Angeles, CA.

11:00 A.M. N6.6/M7.6
SELF-DIFFUSION IN WORMLIKE MICELLE SOLUTIONS, Oleg V. Bychuk and Ben O'Shaughnessy, Columbia University, Department of Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Mining Eng. and Department of Physics, New York, NY.

11:15 A.M. N6.7/M7.7
TOPOLOGY OF MULTI-VESICULAR LIPOSOMES, Mark S. Spector, Joseph A. Zasadzinski, University of California, Materials Research Laboratory and Department of Chemical Engineering, Santa Barbara, CA; and M.B. Sankaram, Depotech Corporation, La Jolla, CA.

11:30 A.M. N6.8/M7.8
TOPOLOGICAL DISORDER AND CONDUCTANCE FLUCTUATIONS IN GRANULAR THIN FILMS, Kristin M. Abkemeier and David G. Grier, University of Chicago, James Franck Institute and Department of Physics, Chicago, IL.

11:45 A.M. N6.9/M7.9
DYNAMICS OF FRACTAL COLLOIDAL GELS, A.H. Krall, Z. Huang and D.A. Weitz, Exxon Research and Engineering Company, Annandale, NJ.

SESSION N7: POLYMERS
Chair: F. MacKintosh
Wednesday Afternoon, November 29
America South (W)

1:30 P.M. *N7.1
VISCOELASTICITY OF CYTOSKELETAL PROTEIN FILAMENTS, Paul A. Janmey, Jagesh V. Shah, Josef Käs, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Department of Medicine, Boston, MA; and Søren Hvidt, Roskilde University, Department of Chemistry, Roskilde, Denmark.

2:00 P.M. N7.2
ELASTICITY OF SEMIFLEXIBLE BIOPOLYMER NETWORKS, Josef Käs, Paul A. Janmey, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; and Fred C. MacKintosh, University of Michigan, Department of Physics, Ann Harbor, MI.

2:15 P.M. *N7.3
MACROSCOPIC DESCRIPTION OF SOLVENT DIFFUSION IN GLASSY POLYMERS, Giuseppe Rossi, Ford Motor Company, Ford Research Laboratory, Dearborn, MI.

2:45 P.M. N7.4
SURFACTANT SELF-ASSEMBLIES IN POLYELECTROLYTE GELS, Alexei R. Khokhlov, Moscow State University, Physics Department, Moscow, Russia.

3:00 P.M. BREAK

3:15 P.M. N7.5
A SELF-CONSISTENT APPROACH TO CHAIN STRUCTURE IN POLYELECTROLYTE SOLUTIONS, Andrea J. Liu, University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Los Angeles, CA; J. Rudnick and A. Levine, University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Physics, Los Angeles, CA.

3:30 P.M. N7.6
EVOLUTION OF DIRECTOR ALIGNMENT IN MAGNETICALLY-ALIGNED NEMATIC SIDE-GROUP LIQUID-CRYSTALLINE POLYMERS, Susan F. Rubin, Michael P. Belmares, Julia A. Kornfield, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; and Christine Boeffel, Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung, Mainz, Germany.

3:45 P.M. N7.7
THEORY OF CHIRAL ORDER IN RANDOM COPOLYMERS, J.V. Selinger, Center for Bio/Molecular Science and Engineering, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC; and R.L.B. Selinger, Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD.

4:00 P.M. *N7.8
REMARKS ON TACKINESS, Costantino Creton, Laboratoire de Physico-Chimie Structurale, Moléculaire, France; and Ludwik Leibler, ESPCI, Groupe de Physico-Chimie Théorique, Paris, France.

4:30 P.M. N7.9
SIMULATIONS OF FRACTURE OF THIN ADHESIVE FILMS, Arlette R. C. Baljon, Mark O. Robbins, Johns Hopkins University, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Baltimore, MD.

4:45 P.M. N7.10
FULL TENSOR OPTICAL RHEOLOGY (FTOR) OF POLYMER SOLUTIONS, Socratis Kalogrianitis and Jan W. van Egmond, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Department of Chemical Engineering, Amherst, MA.

SESSION N8: SURFACTANT MIXTURES, MONOLAYERS
Chair: P. Olmsted
Thursday Morning, November 30
America South (W)

8:30 A.M. N8.1
DYNAMIC STRUCTURE OF DISTEARYLDIMETHYLAMMONIUM hYDROXIDE IN AQUEOUS SOLUTIONS AND THEIR COMPLEXES WITH CHIRAL ANIONS, M. Thies, H.H. Paradies, P.H. Steiger, Märkische Fachhochschule, Biotechnology and Physical Chemistry, Iserlohn, Germany; and S.F. Clancy, Witco Corporation, Research and Development, Greenwich, CT.

8:45 A.M. N8.2
ION-DRIVEN SELF-ASSEMBLY OF SURFACTANT MIXTURES INTO ORDERED PHASES, Scott A. Walker and Joseph A. Zasadzinski, University of California, Department of Chemical Engineering, Santa Barbara, CA.

9:00 A.M. N8.3
POLYMERIZATION IN MIXED-SURFACTANT MICROEMULSIONS, Kate M. Lusvardi and Eric W. Kaler, University of Delaware, Center for Molecular and Engineering Thermodynamics, Department of Chemical Engineering, Newark, DE.

9:15 A.M. N8.4
MOLECULAR - THERMODYNAMIC MODELING OF MIXED VESICLES, Pak K. Yuet and Daniel Blankschtein, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cambridge, MA.

9:30 A.M. N8.5
PI/Pl3-KINASE INTERACTION IN GIANT UNILAMELLAR VESICLES, Stefan Hübner, Josef Käs, Paul A. Janmey, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Division of Experienced Medicine, Boston, MA; and Christopher L. Carpenter, Anthony Couvillon, Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Department of Medicine, Boston, MA.

9:45 A.M. N8.6
DYNAMIC THEORY OF PEARLING INSTABILITY IN CYLINDRICAL VESICLES, Philip Nelson and Thomas Powers, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Physics, Philadelphia, PA.

10:00 A.M. BREAK

10:30 A.M. N8.7
MONTE CARLO SIMULATION OF SURFACTANT PHASE DIAGRAMS, Ronald G. Larson, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ.

10:45 A.M. N8.8
FLUCTUATING MEMBRANES WITH TILT ORDER, Thomas Powers and Philip Nelson, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Physics, Philadelphia, PA.

11:00 A.M. N8.9
BUCKLING OF AMPHIPHILIC MONOLAYERS INDUCED BY HEAD-TAIL ASYMMETRY, J.-G. Hu and R. Granek, Weizmann Institute of Science, Department of Materials and Interfaces, Rehovot, Israel.

11:15 A.M. N8.10
FATTY ACID MONO AND MULTILAYERS AT SOLID SURFACES BEFORE AND AFTER THERMAL ANNEALING: INFLUENCE OF SHORT AND LONG RANGE FORCES ON FILM STRUCTURE AND TOPOLOGY, H. Riegler, C. Merkl, MPI-KGF, Berlin, Germany; F. Schabert, J. Rabe, Humboldt Universitat, Berlin, Germany; and A. Davydov, Russian Academy of Sciences, Oil and Gas Res. Institute, Moscow, Russia.

11:30 A.M. N8.11
DIRECT OBSERVATION OF LANGMUIR MONOLAYER FLOW THROUGH A CHANNEL, Daniel K. Schwartz, Tulane University, Department of Chemistry, New Orleans, LA; Charles M. Knobler, and Robijn Bruinsma, University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Chemistry, Los Angeles, CA.

11:45 A.M. N8.12
CONCENTRATION GRADIENTS AND PHASE SEPARATIONS INDUCED BY NONUNIFORM ELECTRIC FIELD IN LIPID MONOLAYERS, Ka Yee C. Lee, University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of Chemical Engineering, Santa Barbara, CA; and Harden M. McConnell, Stanford University, Department of Chemistry, Stanford, CA.

SESSION N9: LIQUID CRYSTALS
Chair: R. Meyer
Thursday Afternoon, November 30
America South (W)

1:30 P.M. *N9.1
SPHERULITIC GROWTH IN A LIQUID CRYSTAL, Jeffrey L. Hutter and John Bechhoefer, Simon Fraser University, Department of Physics, Burnaby, Canada.

2:00 P.M. *N9.2
PIEZOELECTRICITY OF CHOLESTERIC ELASTOMERS, Robert B. Meyer, Brandeis University, The Martin Fisher School of Physics, Waltham, MA; and Robert A. Pelcovits, Brown University, Department of Physics, Providence, RI.

2:30 P.M. *N9.3
TWISTING AND BRAIDING OF CHIRAL POLYMER CRYSTALS, Randall D. Kamien, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Philadelphia, PA; and David R. Nelson, Harvard University, Department of Physics, Cambridge, MA.

3:00 P.M. N9.4
BOND ORINETATIONAL ORDER, MOLECULAR MOTION AND FREE ENERGY OF THE HIGH DENSITY MESOPHASES IN DNA ARRAYS, R. Podgornik, H.H. Strey, K. Gawrisch, D.C. Rau, A. Rupprecht, Stockholm University, Physical Chemistry Department, Stockholm, Sweden; and V.A. Parsegian, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD.

3:15 P.M. BREAK

3:30 P.M. *N9.5
POLYMER STABILIZED AND MODIFIED LIQUID CRYSTALS FOR DISPLAYS, J.W. Doane, Kent State University, Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent, OH.

4:00 P.M. N9.6
ELECTRO-OPTICS AND SURFACE ANCHORING IN POLYMER-DISPERSED LIQUID CRYSTAL FILMS, Karl R. Amundson and Mohan Srinivasarao, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ.

4:15 P.M. *N9.7
HOW FLEXIBLE CAN A POLYMER BE AND STILL FORM A SMECTIC PHASE?, S. Fraden, Z. Dogic, Brandeis University, Department of Physics, Waltham, MA; and J. Kas, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Division of Experimental Medicine, Boston, MA.

4:45 P.M. N9.8
LIGHT SCATTERING STUDY OF NEMATIC TO SMECTIC-A PHASE TRANSITION IN VIRUS COLLOIDAL SUSPENSIONS, Jin-Hua Wang, Frank Lonberg, Xiaolei Ao and Robert B. Meyer, Brandeis University, Physics Department, Waltham, MA.

SESSION N10: SURFACTANTS: MICELLES, MEMBRANES
Chair: R. Kamien
Friday Morning, December 1
America South (W)

8:30 A.M. *N10.1
MICELLES OF POLYSOAPS, O.V. Borisov, The Mainz University, Institute of Physics, Mainz, Germany; and A. Halperin, CRPCSS, Mulhouse, France.



9:00 A.M. N10.2
EFFECT OF ELECTROSTATIC INTERACTIONS ON THE STRUCTURE AND DYNAMIC PROPERTY OF THE GIANT WORM-LIKE MICELLES, R. Oda, E. Mendes, F. Lequeux and S.J. Candau, Laboratoire d'Ultrasons et de Dynamique des Fluids Complexes, Strasbourg, France.

9:15 A.M. N10.3
ELASTICITY CHARGED WORM-LIKE MICELLES: THE ROLE OF FLOPPY MODES, V. Schmitt, Universite Henri Poincaré, L.E.S.O.C., Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France; K. Elleuch and F. Lequeux, Laboratoire Ultrasons et Dynamique Des Fluides Complexes, Strasbourg, France.

9:30 A.M. N10.4
POSITIONAL ORDERING OF WORMLIKE MICELLES, Paul van der Schoot, TCM, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

9:45 A.M. BREAK

10:00 A.M. *N10.5
POLYMER AND DNA COMPLEXED WITH MEMBRANES: STRUCTURE AND INTERACTIONS, C.R. Safinya, H.E. Warriner, S.H.J. Idziak, J. Radler, N.L. Slack and P. Davidson, University of California, Materials and Physics Departments and the Interdepartmental Program on Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Santa Barbara, CA.

10:30 A.M. N10.6
MEMBRANE-IMPENETRANT TO MEMBRANE-PENETRANT TRANSITION OF A POLYELECTROLYTE, James L. Thomas and David A. Tirrell, University of Massachusetts, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Amherst, MA.

10:45 A.M. N10.7
DIFFUSION OF A POLYMER THROUGH A THIN MEMBRANE, Namkyoung Lee and Sergei Obukhov, University of Florida, Department of Physics, Gainesville, FL.

11:00 A.M. N10.8
CONFINEMENT OF A TRANSMEMBRANE PROTEIN WITHIN NONIONIC SURFACTANT BILAYERS, Claude Nicot, Marcel Waks, Université Paris, Paris, France; Raymond Ober, Collège de France; and Wladimire Urbach, ENS, LPS, CNRS, Paris, France.

11:15 A.M. N10.9
PROPERTIES OF MEMBRANES IN NEMATIC SOLVENTS, Peter D. Olmsted and Eugene M. Terentjev, TCM, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

11:30 A.M. N10.10
USE OF DIFFUSE NEUTRON REFLECTIVITY MEASUREMENTS IN THE STUDY OF ROUGH SURFACES, Xiao-Lin Zhou, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.

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