• University of Leeds Featured PhD Programmes
  • London School of Economics and Political Science Featured PhD Programmes
  • University of Leeds Featured PhD Programmes
  • University of Glasgow Featured PhD Programmes
  • University of Bristol Featured PhD Programmes
  • University of Cambridge Featured PhD Programmes
  • Carlos III Health Institute Featured PhD Programmes
  • University of Mannheim Featured PhD Programmes
University of York Featured PhD Programmes
University of Glasgow Featured PhD Programmes
University of Warwick Featured PhD Programmes
University of Bristol Featured PhD Programmes
University of Reading Featured PhD Programmes

Using nanoparticles to control microstructure in polymer blends

This project is no longer listed in the FindAPhD
database and may not be available.

Click here to search the FindAPhD database
for PhD studentship opportunities
  • Full or part time
    Prof Clarke
  • Application Deadline
    No more applications being accepted

About This PhD Project

Project Description

Phase separated polymer blends have microstructures at length scales that are typically of the order of microns. The inclusion of nanoparticles can arrest the growth of phase separated domains resulting in much finer length scales. The diffusive equation of motions for the local concentration of the polymers and the nanoparticles will be coupled to the thermodynamics driving phase separation and to the hydrodynamic description of fluid flow. The resultant partial differential equations will be solved numerically, taking advantage of the parallel capabilities of graphics processing units.

Related Subjects

Share this page:

Cookie Policy    X