|COOKIES: By using this website you agree that we can place Google Analytics Cookies on your device for performance monitoring.|
Dynamics of pore formation in membranes
If you have a question about this talk, please contact Mustapha Amrani.
Topological Dynamics in the Physical and Biological Sciences
How long do fluid stressed membranes last before rupture? Conversely, how high must the surface tension be to rupture a membrane? To answer these challenging questions we have developed a theoretical framework that allows description and reproduction of Dynamic Tension Spectroscopy (DTS) observations. The kinetics of membrane rupture is described as a combination of initial pore formation followed by a Brownian process of the pore radius crossing a time-dependent energy barrier.
This talk is part of the Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series series.
This talk is included in these lists:
Note that ex-directory lists are not shown.
Other listsCavendish Graduate Students' Conference, December 2009 Cambridge University Russian Society Talks Centre for Animal Welfare & Anthrozoology Seminars
Other talks‘Breath of Life: Making the Most of Life’s Ups and Downs’ Dynamical attribution of recent variability in Atlantic overturning To be confirmed: Legal Clinic for Student Innovation Measuring Ethnicity in the NHS MscS-Like Mechanosensitive Ion Channels as Modular Sensors and Reporters of Membrane Tension CST Part Ib, Group Project Presentations