Conformations and dynamics of dendrimers and cascade macromolecules

La Ferla, Roberto
January 1997
Journal of Chemical Physics;1/8/1997, Vol. 106 Issue 2, p688
Academic Journal
Discusses the extension of the Rouse-Zimm discrete hydrodynamic model to acrylic macromolecules of any topology with attention to starlike dendrimers and other symmetric cascade structures. Construction of freely rotating models for branched structures; Moderate increase of local stiffness accounting for the molecular dimensions of dendrimers.


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