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Issue 9, 1999
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Simulation of amphiphilic mesophases using dissipative particle dynamics

Abstract

We study a dense solution of an amphiphilic species using the dissipative particle dynamics (DPD) algorithm, focussing on the smectic mesophase. Since DPD is locally momentum-conserving, it gives at large length scales a faithful representation of the isothermal hydrodynamics of the system. Results are presented for the phase diagram of a minimal amphiphile model, consisting of rigid AB dimers in a solution of C monomers, for the coarsening dynamics of a polydomain smectic phase, and for the formation of a monodomain smectic when shear is applied.

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Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/A809824G
Citation: Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 1999,1, 2051-2056
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    Simulation of amphiphilic mesophases using dissipative particle dynamics

    S. Jury, P. Bladon, M. Cates, S. Krishna, M. Hagen, N. Ruddock and P. Warren, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 1999, 1, 2051
    DOI: 10.1039/A809824G

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