Dewetting of thin polymer films adsorbed substrates: A Monte Carlo simulation of the early stages

Milchev, Andrey; Binder, Kurt
February 1997
Journal of Chemical Physics;2/1/1997, Vol. 106 Issue 5, p1978
Academic Journal
Reports on the simulation of thin films of polymers using an off-lattice bead-spring model of flexible polymer chains containing N=32 beads under bad solvent conditions. Coarse-grained bead-spring model features; Comments on the dynamic Monte Carlo simulation technique; Equilibrium properties of the adsorbed polymer film; Time dependence of dewetting.


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