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October 13, 1997
General Idea
Flory Theory
Approximation
Free Energy
Critical Point
Binodal & Spinodal
Problems of Flory Theory
Self-Consistent Field Theory
Main Idea
One-Particle Hamiltonian
Free energy
Calculation of
M
Self-Consistency Equation
Minimization of Free Energy
Critical Point and Phase Diagram
Flory Theory and Self-Consistent Field Theory
Landau Theory
Main Idea
Expansion
Phase Diagram
Entropy and Specific Heat
Susceptibility
Quiz
Homework
© 1997
Boris Veytsman
and
Michael Kotelyanskii
Tue Oct 14 22:58:59 EDT 1997