Developments of approximate statistical mechanical theories, with an emphasis on classical density functional theories.
Applications to various areas of Soft Matter Science, such as colloidal dispersions, polymer solutions, surface forces, adsorption, phase equilibria, and ionic liquids.
Prewetting and Layering in Athermal Polymer Solutions, J. Forsman, C. E. Woodward, Phys. Rev. Lett.94, 118301 (2005).
Surface Transition in Athermal Polymer Solutions, J. Forsman, C. E. Woodward, Phys. Rev. E73, 051803 (2006).
Density Functional Theory for Flexible and Semi-Flexible Polymers of Infinite Length, C. E. Woodward, J. Forsman, Phys. Rev. E74, 010801 (2006)
Ion Adsorption and Lamellar-Lamellar Transitions in Charged Bilayer Systems, J. Forsman, Langmuir22, 2975 (2006).
Interactions between Charged Surfaces Immersed in Polyelectrolyte Solutions, M. Turesson, T. Åkesson, J. Forsman, Langmuir23, 9555 (2007)
Density Functional Theory for Polymer Fluids with Molecular Weight Polydispersity, C. E. Woodward, J. Forsman, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 098301 (2008)
Simulations of Surface Forces in Polyelectrolyte Solutions, M. Turesson, C. E. Woodward, T. Åkesson, J. Forsman, J. Phys. Chem. B112 5116 (2008)
Density Functional Theories of Salt Solutions, J. Forsman, The Journal of Chemical Physics130, 064901 (2009)
Colloidal Interactions in Thermal and Athermal Polymer Solutions: the Derjaguin Approximation, and Exact Results for Mono- and Polydisperse Ideal Chains, J. Forsman, C. E. Woodward, The Journal of Chemical Physics131, 044903 (2009)
Differential Capacitance in Room Temperature Ionic Liquids: the Role of Dispersion Forces, M. Trulsson, J. Algotsson, J. Forsman, C. E. Woodward, The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters1, 1191 (2010)
Limitations of the Derjaguin Approximation and the Lorentz-Berthelot Mixing Rule, J. Forsman, C. E. Woodward, Langmuir26, 4555 (2010)
A Classical Density Functional Theory of Ionic Liquids, J. Forsman, C. E. Woodward, M. Trulsson, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B115, 4606 (2011)
Polyelectrolyte Mediated Interactions in Colloidal Dispersions: Hierarchical Screening, Simulations, and a New Classical Density Functional Theory, J. Forsman, S. Nordholm, Langmuir28, 4069 (2012)
A Simple Many-Body Hamiltonian for Polymer-Colloid Mixtures: Simulations and Mean-Field Theory, J. Forsman, C. E. Woodward, Soft Matter8, 2121 (2012)
Polyelectrolyte Adsorption: Electrostatic Mechanisms and Nonmonotonic Responses to Salt Addition, J. Forsman, Langmuir28, 5138 (2012)
Capillary Condensation of Ionic Liquid Solutions in Porous Electrodes, R. Szparaga, C. E. Woodward, J. Forsman, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C117, 1728 (2013)
Fluid-fluid transitions at bulk supercritical conditions, F. Xie, C. E. Woodward, J. Forsman, Langmuir29, 2659 (2013)
Polyelectrolyte adsorption on solid surfaces: theoretical predictions and experimental measurements, F. Xie, T. Nylander, S. Utsel, L. Wågberg, T. Åkesson, J. Forsman, Langmuir29, 712421 (2013)
Classical density functional theory & simulations on a coarse-grained model of aromatic ionic liquids, M. Turesson, R. Szparaga, K. Ma, C. E. Woodward, J. Forsman, Soft Matter10, 3229 (2014)
Multistep Molecular Dynamics Simulations Identify the Highly Cooperative Activity of Melittin in Recognizing and Stabilizing Membrane Pores, D. Sun, J. Forsman, C. E. Woodward, Langmuir31, 9388 (2015)
On the stability of aqueous dispersions containing conducting colloidal particles, R. Szparaga, C. E. Woodward, J. Forsman, Soft Matter11, 4011 (2015)
Perspective: Coulomb fluids - Weak coupling, strong coupling, in between and beyond, A. Naji, M. Kanduc, J. Forsman and R. Podgornik, J. Chem. Phys.139, 150901
A Many-Body Hamiltonian for Nanoparticles Immersed in a Polymer Solution, C. E. Woodward and J. Forsman, Langmuir31, 22 (2015)
Influence of ion pairing in ionic liquids on electrical double layer structures and surface forces using a classical density functional approach, K. Ma, J. Forsman, C. E. Woodward, J. Chem. Phys.142, 174704 (2015)
Non-monotonic Temperature Response of Polymer Mediated Interactions, F. Xie, C. E. Woodward, J. Forsman, Soft Matter12, 658 (2016)
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