Shear-induced shift of spinodal line in entangled polymer blends

M. Criado-Sancho, D. Jou, J. Casas-Vázquez, L. F. del Castillo

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Abstract

We study the shear-flow effects on phase separation of entangled polymer blends by incorporating into the chemical potential a nonequilibrium contribution due to the flow. The results are compared with those of a previous analysis by other authors which did not modify the chemical potential but used a different assumption for the stress tensor of the blend. © 2002 The American Physical Society.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6
JournalPhysical Review E - Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics
Volume66
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Dec 2002

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