Summary: Europhys. Lett., 64 (6), pp. 844850 (2003)
EUROPHYSICS LETTERS 15 December 2003
The unbinding transition of mixed fluid membranes
) and D. Andelman2
Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Tokyo Metropolitan University
Tokyo 192-0397, Japan
School of Physics and Astronomy, Raymond and Beverly Sackler Faculty
of Exact Sciences, Tel Aviv University - Ramat Aviv 69978, Tel Aviv, Israel
(received 5 August 2003; accepted in final form 8 October 2003)
PACS. 87.16.Dg Membranes, bilayers, and vesicles.
PACS. 68.05.-n Liquid-liquid interfaces.
PACS. 64.60.-i General studies of phase transitions.
Abstract. A phenomenological model for the unbinding transition of multicomponent fluid
membranes is proposed, where the unbinding transition is described using a theory analogous