Anomalous melting properties of some classical monolayer systems

B. M. Abraham*, K. Miyano, John B Ketterson, S. Q. Xu

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Abstract

The responses to shear stress of monomolecular films of fatty alcohols, CnH2n+1OH, spread on water have been studied for n=20, 21, and 22. A compression-induced melting transition has been observed for the first time.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1975-1978
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume51
Issue number21
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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