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Characterization of motion of probes and networks in gels by laser light scattering under sample rotation
Author(s): Syoyu Kobayashi
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Paper Abstract

Characterization of gel structure by a laser light scattering method was described. The measurement was made on a sample which was given a constant slow rotation around a vertical axis in a typical dynamic lightscattering setup. When the sample is in a gel state the intensity of the light scattered from the sample fluctuates . Computer simulations theoretical considerations and experiments revealed that the scattering vector dependence of the relative standard deviation of the intensity fluctuation is related to the flexibility of the network of the gel by a simple formula. This method was applied to fibrin gels. l.

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Date Published: 1 May 1991
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1403, Laser Applications in Life Sciences, (1 May 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.57369
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Syoyu Kobayashi, Nagoya Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1403:
Laser Applications in Life Sciences

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