Concentration fluctuations in binary fluid membranes

K. Seki, S. Komura, M. Imai

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

22 Citations (Scopus)


We investigate the dynamics of critical fluctuations in binary fluid membranes using a two-dimensional hydrodynamic model with momentum decay to the surrounding water. In particular, the decay rate of concentration fluctuations is obtained analytically. In the limit of small wavenumber q with respect to the correlation length, the decay rate is proportional to q2, as usual. In the large-q limit, however, the effective diffusion coefficient increases only logarithmically with q.

Original languageEnglish
Article number072101
JournalJournal of Physics Condensed Matter
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Feb 14


Dive into the research topics of 'Concentration fluctuations in binary fluid membranes'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this