Spinodal Decomposition in a Model Colloid-Polymer Mixture in Microgravity
Original Entry by Michelle Borkin, AP225 Fall 2009
A. E. Bailey, W. C. K. Poon, R. J. Christianson, A. B. Schofield, U. Gasser, V. Prasad, S. Manley, P. N. Segre, L. Cipelletti, W. V. Meyer, M. P. Doherty, S. Sankaran, A. L. Jankovsky, W. L. Shiley, J. P. Bowen, J. C. Eggers, C. Kurta, T. Lorik, Jr., P. N. Pusey, and D. A. Weitz, Physical Review Letters 99, 205701 (2007).
For more information about this experiment and others from the "Physics of Colloids in Space" project, go to: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/science/experiments/EXPPCS.html http://www.seas.harvard.edu/weitzlab/research/nasaproj.html