List of Most Important Symbols and Abbreviations

[X] dimension dependent on property, [‐] dimensionless property, bold italic = vector

Φ potential energy [J]
Γ excess [mol m−2]
Π disjoining pressure [Pa]
Ψ electrical potential [J]
α

constant [X]

thermal expansion coefficient [K−1]

polarizability [C2 m2 J−1]

branching index [‐]

Dundurs parameter [‐]

β

constant [X]

1/kT [J−1]

Dundurs parameter [‐]

γ

activity coefficient [‐]

interface energy [J m−2]

crosslinking index [‐]

δ

solubility parameter [MPa1/2]

Dirac delta function [‐]

ε

energy [J]

permittivity [C2 N−1 m−2]

strain [‐]

θ contact angle [°]
η (bulk) viscosity [Pa s]
κ

inverse Debye length [m−1]

curvature [m−1]

compressibility [m2 N−1]

λ

parameter [X]

wave length [m]

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