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By W. Helfrich, B. Klösgen (auth.), Professor Dr. Akira Onuki, Professor Dr. Kyozi Kawasaki (eds.)

The fourth Nishinomiya-Yukawa Memorial Symposium, dedicated to the subject of dynamics and styles in complicated fluids, used to be hung on October 26 and 27, 1989, in Nishinomiya urban, Japan, the place ten invited audio system gave their lectures. A one-day assembly, comprising brief talks and poster periods, was once then hung on a similar subject on October 28 on the learn Institute for primary Physics, Kyoto college. the current quantity comprises the ten invited papers and 38 contributed papers offered at those conferences. The symposium was once backed by way of Nishinomiya urban, the place Prof. Hideki Yukawa as soon as lived and the place he wrote the prestigious paper describing the paintings that was once later commemorated via a Nobel prize. the subject of the fourth symposium used to be selected from some of the most vigorously evolving and hugely interdisciplinary fields in condensed subject physics. the sphere of complicated fluids is especially diversified and nonetheless in its infancy and, hence, the definition of a posh fluid varies vastly from one researcher to the subsequent. one of many pursuits of the symposium was once to explain its definition by means of explicitly posing a few probably wealthy difficulties ready to be explored. certainly, experimentalists are disclosing numerous fascinating dynamical phenomena in complicated structures akin to polymers, liquid crystals, gels, colloids, and surfactant structures. We, the organizers, desire that the symposium will give a contribution to the expanding significance of the sphere within the coming years.

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0 r/0 [position] Figure 4. The position dependence of the effective collective diffusion constant normalized by the collective diffusion constant of spherical gels, Do = (I< +4p,/3)/ f. At the boundary, the values for sphere, cylinder, and disc are 1, 2/3, and 1/3 respectively. Therefore in an experiment where the shape and size of the gel are the quantities measured, the observed effective diffusion constant is time independent. The kinetics is described by pure diffusion in both rand z direction: (28) ur(a, t) n (29) uz(z,t) where Bn is defined by Eq.

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