Steric interactions between two grafted polymer brushes

Ruckenstein, Eli; Buqiang Li
July 1997
Journal of Chemical Physics;7/15/1997, Vol. 107 Issue 3, p932
Academic Journal
Employs a lattice model and a generator-matrix method to calculate the interaction force profile between two grafted polymer brushes. Correlation between neighboring bonds and the interdigitation between the two brushes; Calculations showing the effect of incorporating bond correlations; Separation rate in which the complete interdigitation occurs.


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