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Fluctuation pressure of a fluid membrane between walls through six loops.
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PMID:  16486116     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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The fluctuation pressure that an infinitely extended fluid membrane exerts on two enclosing parallel hard walls is computed. Variational perturbation theory is used to extract the hard-wall limit from a perturbative expansion through six loops obtained with a smooth wall potential. Our result alpha=0.0821 +/- 0.0005 for the constant conventionally parametrizing the pressure lies above earlier Monte Carlo results.
Authors:
Boris Kastening
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2006-01-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics     Volume:  73     ISSN:  1539-3755     ISO Abbreviation:  Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys     Publication Date:  2006 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-02-20     Completed Date:  2006-08-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101136452     Medline TA:  Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  011101     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Institut für Materialwissenschaft, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Petersenstrasse 23, D-64287 Darmstadt, Germany. kastening@oxide.tu-darmstadt.de
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