By Christian Holm, Kurt Kremer, S. Auer, K. Binder, J.G. Curro, D. Frenkel, G.S. Grest, D.R. Heine, P.H. Hünenberger, L.G. MacDowell, M. Müller, P. Virnau

Soft subject technological know-how is these days an acronym for an more and more vital classification of fabrics, which levels from polymers, liquid crystals, colloids as much as complicated macromolecular assemblies, protecting sizes from the nanoscale up the microscale. desktop simulations have confirmed as an crucial, if no longer the main robust, instrument to appreciate homes of those fabrics and hyperlink theoretical types to experiments. during this first quantity of a small sequence well-known leaders of the sector assessment complicated issues and supply severe perception into the state of the art equipment and clinical questions of this vigorous area of soppy condensed subject research.

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30 Kurt Binder et al. profiles to reach their limiting values at the boundaries. Following Matsen [161], we expand all spatial dependencies normal to the interface in a cos–series with M terms. M φ Pi fi (r ) with For example, the monomer density takes the form φ P (r ) = i=1 f i (r ) = Ni cos (i − 1)π(r − R + D) , 2D (65) √ and normalization factors N1 = 1 and Ni = 2 for i ≥ 2. Up to M = 128 basis functions have been employed in our calculations. , it possesses real eigenvalues. In spherical geometry Ai j is not normal, but it can still be decomposed into Oik λk O−1 kj Ai j = (68) k Eigenvalues {λk } are obtained via a HQR–algorithm [165] and (right) eigenvectors are found via inverse iteration using the eigenvectors of the planar problem as starting values.

Of course, other schemes of determining the parameters of our phenomenological equation of state could be envisaged: For instance, if we were interested in a specific temperature, we might choose the coefficients as to reproduce the density and compressibility of the polymer liquid at the liquid—vapor coexistence of the pure fluid [99]. 4 · 1027 m−3 . 1 (cf. below) we reproduce the critical temperature of pure CO2 , TScrit = 304 K. To specify all length scales, we furthermore set the statistical segment lengths to b = b S = σ .

The stability matrix) vanishes: ∂µ S ∂µ P ∂µ P ∂µ S = . ∂φ S ∂φ P ∂φ S ∂φ P (75) At the spinodal one eigenvalue of the stability matrix is zero and the corresponding eigenvalue defines an unstable linear combination c of densities. Using the derivatives of the free energy at the spinodal α= ∂µ P ∂φ P and β=− spin ∂µ S ∂φ S (76) spin we calculate the unstable linear combination c and its orthogonal c: ¯ c= αφ S + βφ P α2 + β 2 and c¯ = βφ S − αφ P . α2 + β 2 (77) The second derivative of the canonical free energy density f with respect to c vanishes at the spinodal.

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