Hydrodynamic Modes of a Viscoelastic Membrane or Interface

  • H. Pleiner
  • J. L. Harden
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Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 66)


We discuss the general hydrodynamic mode structure of a thin, flat polymeric.. (viscoelastic) layer between two Newtonian fluids. Dispersion relations and dynamic structure factors are obtained by deriving generalized boundary conditions at the interface.


Newtonian Fluid Liquid Crystalline Polymer Generalize Boundary Condition Dynamic Structure Factor Hydrodynamic Mode 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Pleiner
    • 1
  • J. L. Harden
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversität EssenEssen 1Fed. Rep. of Germany
  2. 2.Department of Applied PhysicsNagoya UniversityNagoya 464Japan

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