A structural analysis of concentrated, aggregated colloids under flow
Silbert, S. L., Melrose, J. R. and Ball, Robin. (1999) A structural analysis of concentrated, aggregated colloids under flow. Molecular Physics, Vol.96 (No.11). pp. 1667-1675. ISSN 0026-8976Full text not available from this repository.
Using both instantaneous snapshots and simulation generated scattering data, the steady-state flow behaviour of a concentrated aggregated colloidal suspension is analysed in terms of its structure factor S(k). We find that in the shear thinning regime, unlike model hard sphere results, S(k) exhibits pre-peaks at small k, which we interpret as indicative of intermediate range order in the shear induced melt. The pre-peak disappears upon the onset of an ordered state of flow at high shear rates, which, like hard sphere results, exhibit Bragg-like peaks in S(k). These ordered states are associated with the so-called string phases.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Physics|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Colloids, Rheology, Fluid dynamics, Structural analysis (Engineering)|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Molecular Physics|
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis Ltd.|
|Official Date:||10 June 1999|
|Number of Pages:||9|
|Page Range:||pp. 1667-1675|
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