Dependence of the swelling (open circles), and the normalized fluorescence intensity (filled circles) on temperature. Both of them changes discontinuously near . The intensity changes also considerably around , while there is no considerable change in the volume of the gel.
Relaxation time for the equilibrium swelling as a function of temperature.
The compressibility of the gel as a function of the swelling temperature.
Log-log plot of Eq. (5) for the data produced from Fig. 3 around . The critical exponent is the slope of the straight line fitted to the data near the critical point, .
Normalized volume (swelling) and fluorescence intensity of the critical gel as a function of the swelling time.
Variation of as a function of swelling time for the critical gel.
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