TITLE

A symmetry and scaling in polymer contraction kinetics

AUTHOR(S)
Poland, Douglas
PUB. DATE
January 1997
SOURCE
Journal of Chemical Physics;1/22/1997, Vol. 106 Issue 4, p1628
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates a model lattice polymer where only local conformational changes are allowed. Diffusion of randomness into the interior from the ends of the chain; Process of contraction of an initially extended chain; Generation of a sublattice asymmetry or order in the molecule; General function independent of chain length; Relaxation in the three-dimensional Ising model near the critical point.
ACCESSION #
4149020

 

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