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Note on an Equation of State for Linear Macromolecules in Monolayers

Singer, S. J. (1948) Note on an Equation of State for Linear Macromolecules in Monolayers. Journal of Chemical Physics, 16 (9). pp. 872-876. ISSN 0021-9606. doi:10.1063/1.1747025.

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An equation of state for monolayers of large threadlike molecules based on the highly idealized quasi-lattice model is presented, and applied with fair success to the small number of experimental data available. Although protein molecules in monolayers may be highly organized structures, the theory can be applied to them at moderate film pressures without requiring unreasonable values for their molecular parameters. By analogy with the three dimensional case, the theory requires improvement in order to apply to the low pressure regions, where experimental differences between protein and polymer films should become more marked.

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Additional Information:© 1948 American Institute of Physics. Received April 15, 1948. Contribution No. 1198 from the Gates and Crellin Laboratories of the California Institute of Technology. Abbott Research Fellow, 1947-48. The author wishes to express his sincere gratitude to Professor J. G. Kirkwood for his many helpful suggestions.
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Subject Keywords:Monolayers; Equations of state; Polymer films; Proteins; High pressure
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Official Citation:Singer, S. J. (1948). Note on an Equation of State for Linear Macromolecules in Monolayers. The Journal of Chemical Physics, 16(9), 872-876. doi: doi:
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