PHYSTuesday, August 19, 2008

1:20 PM-5:20 PM Loews -- Commonwealth A, Oral
Water Mediated Interactions
Hydrophobic Interactions
Organizers:Hank Ashbaugh
Dor Ben-Amotz
Presiding:Boris B. Akhremitchev
1:20 PMEffect of a solute on the structure and energetics of its solvent and vice versa
B. Widom
2:00 PMRole of attractive methane-water interactions in the potential of mean force between methane molecules in water
Lawrence R Pratt, D. Asthagiri, Safir Merchant
2:40 PMSearch for the hydrophobic interaction potential
Jacob N Israelachvili
3:20 PMIntermission
3:40 PMWater mediated interactions and polymer collapse
Thomas M. Truskett
4:20 PMA computational investigation of the solubility of heavy n-alkanes in water
Andrew Ferguson, Athanassios Z. Panagiotopoulos, Pablo G. Debenedetti
5:00 PMOil drop hydration and aggregation: The hydrophobic effect on various length scales
Robin C. Underwood, Jill Tomlinson-Phillips, Dor Ben-Amotz

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The 236th ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 17-21, 2008