Chapter 9. Charged Ions and Polymers

  1. Tom A. Waigh

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470513156.ch9

Applied Biophysics: A Molecular Approach for Physical Scientists

Applied Biophysics: A Molecular Approach for Physical Scientists

How to Cite

Waigh, T. A. (2007) Charged Ions and Polymers, in Applied Biophysics: A Molecular Approach for Physical Scientists, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470513156.ch9

Author Information

  1. University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470017173

Online ISBN: 9780470513156

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Keywords:

  • acid–base equilibria;
  • spherically symmetrical charge distribution and cylindrically symmetrical charge distribution;
  • arbitrary charge distribution;
  • molecular polarisation;
  • Debye–Huckel theory;
  • Charged Ions and Polymers;
  • ultrafast femtosecond laser experiments;
  • monomer–monomer interactions;
  • osmotic pressure;
  • annealed and quenched mechanisms

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Electrostatics

  • Debye–Huckel Theory

  • Ionic Radius

  • The Behaviour of Polyelectrolytes

  • Donnan Equilibria

  • Titration Curves

  • Poisson–Boltzmann Theory for Cylindrical Charge Distributions

  • Charge Condensation

  • Other Polyelectrolyte Phenomena

  • Further Reading

  • Tutorial Questions