TITLE

Monte Carlo simulation of polymer chain collapse in an athermal solvent

AUTHOR(S)
Suen, Jason K.C.; Escobedo, Fernando A.
PUB. DATE
January 1997
SOURCE
Journal of Chemical Physics;1/15/1997, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p1288
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Details the Monte Carlo simulations of polymer chain collapse in an athermal solvent. Entropy-driven collapse of the chain; Mean square radius of gyration calculated for a flexible chain of length immersed in a hard-sphere medium having a specified solvent chemical potential; Effects of chain length and density on the radius of gyration.
ACCESSION #
4180664

 

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