Semiflexible chains under tension

Ha, B.-Y.; Thirumalai, D.
March 1997
Journal of Chemical Physics;3/8/1997, Vol. 106 Issue 10, p4243
Academic Journal
Discusses the use of a functional integral formalism to derive the extension of a stiff chain subject to an external force. Calculation of force versus extension curves; Reproduction of experimental results for DNA that is subject to a constant force; Treatment of problems of semiflexible chain in a nematic field.


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