Selected Publications of PD Dr. D. Vollmer

  • D. Vollmer, A.B. Schofield and G. Hinze “Network formation in suspensions of colloids and liquid crystal: Reversibility— memory effects” Prog. in Coll. and Poly. Sci. 2004, 129, 82-87.
  • D. Vollmer, G. Hinze, W.C.K. Poon, J. Cleaver and M.E. Cates “Origin of network formation in colloid-liquid crystal composites”, J. Phys. Cond. Mat. 2004 16, L227-L233.
  • N. Volk, D. Vollmer, M. Schmidt, W. Oppermann and K. Huber “Conformation and phase diagrams of flexible polyeltrolytes”, M. Schmidt, ed.: ‘Polyelectrolytes with Defined Molecular Architecture II’. Advances in Polymer Science, Springer, 2004, 166, 29-66.
  • J. Cleaver, D. Vollmer, J. Crain and W.C.K. Poon “Self-supporting liquid crystal composite”. Mol. Cryst. and Liq. Cryst. 2004, 409, 59-68
  • M. Cates, J. Vollmer, A. Wagner and D. Vollmer: “Phase separation in binary mixtures with continuously ramped temperature”. Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. Lond. A 2003, 361, 793-807.
  • D. Vollmer, J. Vollmer and M. Cates “Cascade nucleation in polymer solutions”. Abstr. Pap. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 224, 681-682.
  • D. Vollmer, J. Vollmer and A.J. Wagner: “Oscillatory kinetics of phase separation in a binary mixture under constant heating”. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2002, 4, 1380-1385.

  • D. Vollmer and J. Vollmer: “Bending free energy and spontaneous curvature for micelles and microemulsions with weak and strong surfactants”. EPJ-E 2001, 4, 153-159.

  • D. Vollmer: “Phasen¨uberg¨ange in Mikroemulsionen und deren Dynamik”. Habilitationsschrift, Mainz, 2000
  • D. Vollmer and J. Vollmer: “Thermodynamics and Phase-Separation Kinetics of Microemulsions”. N. Garti, ed.: ‘Thermal Behavior of Dispersed Systems’. Marcel Dekker, 2000, 23-58.
  • D. Vollmer: “Phase Separation in Microemulsion: Step-Wise Change of the Droplet Size” Colloid and Polymer Science 2000,278, 728-735

  • D. Vollmer: “How to Calculate Phase Diagrams for Microemulsions – A Simple Rule”. Fett/Lipid 1999, 10, 379-388.
  • J. Vollmer and D. Vollmer: “Cascade Nucleation in the Phase Separation of Amphiphilic Mixtures”. Faraday Discussion 1999, 112, 51-62.

  • D. Vollmer and J. Vollmer: “Thermodynamic and Kinetic Properties of Water-Oil-Surfactant Mixtures”. Physica A 1998, 249, 307-314.
  • D. Vollmer, J. Vollmer, R. Strey, H.-G. Schmidt and G. Wolf: “Thermal analysis of phase transitions in microemulsions”. J. of Thermal Analysis 1998, 51, 9-27.

  • J. Vollmer, D. Vollmer and R. Strey: “Oscillating Phase Separation in Microemulsions II: Description by a Bending Free Energy”. J. Chem. Phys. 1997, 107, 3627-3633.
  • D. Vollmer, R. Strey and J. Vollmer: “Oscillating Phase Separation in Microemulsions I: Experimental Observation” J. Chem. Phys. 1997, 107, 3619-3626.
  • D. Vollmer, J. Vollmer and R. Strey: “Oscillations in the Dynamics of Temperature Driven Phase Separation”. Europhys. Lett. 1997, 39, 245-250.
  • D. Vollmer, J. Vollmer and R. Strey: “Phase Transitions in Microemulsions” J. Colloid and Interface Science 1997, 104, 198-200.

  • D. Vollmer, J. Vollmer and R. Strey: “Phase Diagrams for Microemulsions: Experiment and Theory” Phys. Rev. E 1996, 54 3028-3031 + 1997 56, 7329.
  • M. Kappl und K. Hartung: Rapid charge translocation by the cardiac Na+-Ca2+ exchanger after a Ca2+ concentration jump. Biophys. J., 1996, 7,2473-2485

  • D. Vollmer and R. Strey: “Latent Heat of Spontaneous Curvature Induced Lamellar to Microemulsion Transition” Europhys. Lett. 1995, 32, 693-698.
  • D. Vollmer, J. Vollmer, B. St¨uhn, E. Wehrli and H.-F. Eicke: “Polymer Induced Ordering in Water-Oil-Surfactant Mixtures” Phys. Rev. E 1995, 52, 5146-5155.
  • D. Vollmer and P. Ganz: “Microcalorimetric Investigation of the Upper Phase-Boundary of Water-in-Oil Microemulsions” J. Chem. Phys. 1995, 103, 4697-4705.

  • D. Vollmer: “Liquid-Gas Like Transition in Microemulsions Investigated by Thermodynamical and Electrical Measurements” Europhys. Lett. 1994, 27, 629-634.
  • D. Vollmer, J. Vollmer and H.-F. Eicke: “Droplet Cluster versus Bicontinuous Structures in Percolating Water-in-Oil Microemulsions” Europhys. Lett. 1994, 26, 389-394.

  • D. Vollmer and H.-F. Eicke: “New Resonance in the Electric Response Function of Mesogels” Prog. Colloid Polym. Sci. 1993, 93, 274-277.

  • D. Vollmer, U. Hofmeier and H.-F. Eicke: “Mesoscopic Structure of Polymer Mediated Microemulsion Networks” J. de Phys. II, France 1992, 2 1677-1681.
  • M. H. Ernst, S. P. Das and D. Kammann: “Lattice Gas Cellular Automata with Temperature” T. M. M. Verhage, ed.: ‘Simulation of Multi-Phase and Complex Flow’. Springer, Berlin (1992) 19-28

  • S. Roorda, D. Kammann, W. C. Sinke, G. F. A. Van De Walle and A. A. Van Gorkum: “Influence of Layer Thickness on Nucleation in Amorphous Silicon Thin Films” Materials Letters 1990, 9, 259-262.