Dynamic properties of supercooled water in poly(vinyl alcohol) hydrogel

Yoshinori Tamai, Hideki Tanaka

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Molecular dynamics simulations for aqueous solution of poly(vinyl alcohol) have been carried out at constant pressure and temperature to examine dynamic behaviors of supercooled water in hydrogels. The temperature dependencies of thermodynamic properties and rotational relaxation times for supercooled water at atmospheric pressure are investigated. It is found that polymer chains significantly affect the dynamic properties and the fragile-strong character of water as well as the density and energy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)127-132
Number of pages6
JournalChemical Physics Letters
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - Mar 13 1998
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry


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