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Landau weak crystallization theory of main phase transition in membranes

Tuesday 28th May 2013 - 14:00 to 15:00
INI Seminar Room 1
We demonstrate that experimental data concerning the main phase transition in membranes can be rationalized in the framework of a theoretical scheme constructed in the spirit of the so-called weak crystallization theory. The scheme enables to explain a combination of seemingly contradictory features of the main phase transition: its first order nature and a well pronounced pre-transitional critical behaviour of various physical quantities.
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Presentation Material: 
University of Cambridge Research Councils UK
    Clay Mathematics Institute London Mathematical Society NM Rothschild and Sons