Recent Publications

  1. H. Ning, R. Kita, H. Kriegs, J. Luettmer-Strathmann, and S. Wiegand
    "Thermal Diffusion Behavior of Nonionic Surfactants in Water",
    J. Phys. Chem. B 110, 10746-10756 (2006).
  2. R. Sugaya, B. A. Wolf, and R. Kita
    "Thermal Diffusion of Dextran in Aqueous Solutions in the Abscence and the Presence of Urea",
    Biomacromolecules7, 435-440 (2006).
  3. R. Kita and S. Wiegand:
    "Soret Coefficient of Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)/Water in the Vicinity of Coil-Globule Transition Temperature",
    Macromolecules 38, 4554-4556 (2005).
  4. F. Hua, R. Kita, G. Wegner, and W. Meyer:
    "Interactions between Brushlike Polyacrylic Acid Side Chains on a Polyacrylate Backbone in Dioxane-Water",
    ChemPhysChem 6, 336-343 (2005).
  5. R. Kita, G. Kircher, and S. Wiegand:
    "Thermally induced sign change of Soret coefficient for dilute and semidilute solutions of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) in ethanol",
    J. Chem. Phys. 121, 9140-9146 (2004).
  6. K. Kubota, H. Kogure, Y. Masuda, Y. Toyama, R. Kita, A. Takahashi and M. Kaibara:
    "Gelation Dynamics and Gel Structure of Fibrinogen",
    Colloids Surf. B 38, 103-109 (2004).
  7. R. Kita, S. Wiegand and J. Luettmer-Strathmann:
    "Sign change of Soret coefficient of poly(ethylene oxide)in water-ethanol mixtures observed by Thermal Diffusion Forced Rayleigh Scattering",
    J. Chem. Phys. 121, 3874-3885 (2004).
  8. B.-J. de Gans, R. Kita, S. Wiegand and J. Luettmer-Strathmann:
    "Unusual thermal diffusion in polymer solutions",
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 245501 (2003).
  9. B.-J. de Gans, R. Kita, B. Mueler and S. Wiegand:
    "Negative thermodiffusion of polymers and colloids in solvent mixtures",
    J. Chem. Phys. 118, 8073-8081 (2003).
  10. A. Takahashi, R. Kita, T. Shinozaki, K. Kubota and M. Kaibara:
    "Real space observation of three-dimensional network structure of hydrated fibrin gel",
    Colloid Polym. Sci. 281, 832-838 (2003).
  11. R. Kita, T. Kaku, H. Ohashi, T. Kurosu, M. Iida, S. Yagihara and T. Dobashi:
    "Thermally induced coupling of phase separation and gelation in an aqueous solution of hydroxypropylmethylcellulose (HPMC)",
    Physica A 319, 56-64 (2003).
  12. R. Kita, A. Takahashi, M. Kaibara and K. Kubota:
    "Formation of fibrin gel in fibrinogen-thrombin system: Static and dynamic light scattering study",
    Biomacromolecules 3, 1013-1020 (2002).