## Soft order in physical systems |

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As we shall see, in such situations the blob incorporates the whole chain. In other

circumstances we encounter cross-over phenomena. The v values characterizing

the small

As we shall see, in such situations the blob incorporates the whole chain. In other

circumstances we encounter cross-over phenomena. The v values characterizing

the small

**length scale**behavior differ from those found on large**length scales**.Page 108

The important

This defines an "elastic blob" for which the elastic energy, e/£, is comparable to

kT. For long chains L » £, the chain configuration is that of an isotropic random ...

The important

**length scale**in the isotropic case is the persistence length, £ « t/kT.This defines an "elastic blob" for which the elastic energy, e/£, is comparable to

kT. For long chains L » £, the chain configuration is that of an isotropic random ...

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As pointed out by Bruinsma and Aeppli9, an important length of this model is Lc =

[72a2/A(0)]1/e, where e = 4 - d. For d < dc = 4, the interface is kept smooth (i.e.,

fluctuations in z are limited to a or smaller) on

As pointed out by Bruinsma and Aeppli9, an important length of this model is Lc =

[72a2/A(0)]1/e, where e = 4 - d. For d < dc = 4, the interface is kept smooth (i.e.,

fluctuations in z are limited to a or smaller) on

**length scales**L < Lc, but is able to ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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### Contents

An Historical Perspective Une Perspective Historique | 1 |

An Introduction | 33 |

The Adhesion Between Elastomers | 57 |

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