Title

Periodic Structures And Scaling Laws In A Magnetic Colloid

Authors

W. L. Luo

Title - Alternative

Nuovo Cimento Soc. Ital. Fis. D-Condens. Matter At. Mol. Chem. Phys. Fluids Plasmas Biophys.

Keywords

Physics, Multidisciplinary

Abstract

Phase separation was found in an eicosane-based ferrofluid in zero applied field. Upon applying a magnetic field, the-condensed phase breaks up to form a lattice of periodic columns. The periodicity lambda scales with the layer thickness L. Two scaling regimes were found. When thickness is small, where no branching is observed, lambda proportional to L(1/2). In the large-thickness regime, a tree type of structure develops at the tail of each column, and the columns are separated by side bands while the scaling relation crosses over to lambda proportional to L(2/3).

Publication Title

Nuovo Cimento Della Societa Italiana Di Fisica D-Condensed Matter Atomic Molecular and Chemical Physics Fluids Plasmas Biophysics

Volume

16

Issue/Number

8

Publication Date

1-1-1994

Document Type

Article; Proceedings Paper

Language

English

First Page

1199

Last Page

1204

WOS Identifier

WOS:A1994RE31700022

ISSN

0392-6737

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