Kinetics of Aggregation and Gelation

1st Edition

Editors: F. Family D.P. Landau
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444869128
eBook ISBN: 9780444596581
Imprint: North Holland
Published Date: 1st October 1984
Page Count: 294
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Kinetics of Aggregation and Gelation presents the proceedings of the International Topical Conference on Kinetics of Aggregation and Gelation held on April 2-4, 1984 in Athens, Georgia. The purpose of the conference was to bring together international experts from a wide variety of backgrounds who are studying phenomena inherently similar to the formation of large clusters by the union of many separate, small elements, to present and exchange ideas on new theories and results of experimental and computer simulations. This book is divided into 57 chapters, each of which represents an oral presentation that is part of a unified whole. The book begins with a presentation on fractal concepts in aggregation and gelation, followed by presentations on topics such as aggregative fractals called ""squigs""; multi-particle fractal aggregation; theory of fractal growth processes; self-similar structures; and interface dynamics. Other chapters cover addition polymerization and related models; the kinetic gelation model; a new model of linear polymers; red cell aggregation kinetics; the Potts Model; aggregation of colloidal silica; the ballistic model of aggregation; stochastic dynamics simulation of particle aggregation; particle-cluster aggregation; kinetic clustering of clusters; computer simulations of domain growth; and perspectives in the kinetics of aggregation and gelation. This book will be of interest to practitioners in the fields of chemistry, theoretical physics, and materials engineering.

Table of Contents



Oral Presentations


List of Participants

Fractal Concepts in Aggregation and Gelation: An Introduction

On the Aggregative Fractals Called "Squigs", which Include Recursive Models of Polymers and of Percolation Clusters

On 2d Percolation Clusters and on Multi-Particle Fractal Aggregation

Theory of Fractal Growth Processes

Self-Similar Structures and the Kinetics of Aggregation of Gold Colloids

Electrostatic Aggregation and Interface Dynamics

Properties of the Growing Interface in Diffusion-Limited Aggregation and in the Eden Process

Addition Polymerization and Related Models

Oscillations and Scaling in a Kinetic Gelation Model

Kinetic Gelation with a Constant Initiator Creation Rate

The Kinetic Growth Walk: A New Model of Linear Polymers

Measuring Red Cell Aggregation Kinetics with Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

Monte Carlo Simulation of Vulcanization

Cluster Numbers From the Potts Model

The Atom Probe: A Direct Technique for Kinetic Measurements

A Small-Angle Neutron Scattering Study of the Decomposition of Fe-28Cr-10.5Co

Aggregation of Colloidal Silica

Mean Field Theory for a Ballistic Model of Aggregation

Large-Cell Monte Carlo Renormalization of Irreversible Growth Processes

Stochastic Dynamics Simulation of Particle Aggregation

Observation of Power Law Correlations in Silica-Particle Aggregates by Small-Angle Neutron Scattering

Particle-Cluster Aggregation with Fractal Particle Trajectories and on Fractal Substrates

Scaling Properties of Growth by Kinetic Clustering of Clusters

Critical Dynamics in Cluster-Cluster Aggregation

The Structure and Fractal Dimension of Cluster-Cluster Aggregates

Computer Simulations of Domain Growth

Random-Field Ising Model: Do


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About the Editor

F. Family

D.P. Landau