The Advances in Chemical Physics series provides the chemical physics field with a forum for critical, authoritative evaluations of advances in every area of the discipline. This volume explores topics from Thermodynamic Properties of Polyelectrolyte Solutions to ion-binding of polyelectrolytes. The book features: * The only series of volumes available that presents the cutting edge of research in chemical physics * Contributions from experts in this field of research * Representative cross-section of research that questions established thinking on chemical solutions * An editorial framework that makes the book an excellent supplement to an advanced graduate class in physical chemistry or chemical physics
MITSURU NAGASAWA, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Nagoya University, Japan. He has served as Honorary President of the Toyota Technological Institute since 2010. His accolades include the Japan Academy Award (1977). STUART A. RICE, PhD,received his master s degree and doctorate from Harvard University and was a junior fellow at Harvard for two years before joining the faculty of The University of Chicago in 1957, where he is currently the Frank P. Hixon Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus. AARON R. DINNER, PhD,received his bachelor s degree and doctorate from Harvard University, after which he conducted postdoctoral research at the University of Oxford and the University of California, Berkeley. He joined the faculty at The University of Chicago in 2003.
Preface to the Series vii Preface ix Introductory Remarks 1 Thermodynamic Properties of Polyelectrolyte Solutions 21 Ionization Equilibrium and Potentiometric Titration of Weak Polyelectrolytes 67 Molecular Conformation of Linear Polyelectrolytes 115 Radius of Gyration and Intrinsic Viscosity of Linear Polyelectrolytes 153 Transport Phenomena of Linear Polyelectrolytes 193 Ion-Binding 241 Author Index 277 Subject Index 281