TITLE

Radius of gyration of uniform H-comb polymers in two and three dimensions

AUTHOR(S)
Bishop, Marvin; Saltiel, Craig J.
PUB. DATE
December 1993
SOURCE
Journal of Chemical Physics;12/1/1993, Vol. 99 Issue 11, p9170
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Brownian dynamics simulations are made for continuum, excluded volume, uniform H-comb polymers in two and three dimensions. It is found that the radius of gyration power law exponent is 1.50±0.01 and 1.22±0.01 in two and three dimensions, respectively. The g ratio of continuum H-combs is in excellent agreement with lattice Monte Carlo, experimental data, and renormalization group predictions in three dimensions; in two dimensions the leading order renormalization group predictions are unreliable.
ACCESSION #
7610253

 

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