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  • DOI:10.1021/jp109132m

Monomer-resolved simulations of cluster-forming dendrimers.

  title={Monomer-resolved simulations of cluster-forming dendrimers.},
  author={Dominic A. Lenz and Bianca M. Mladek and Christos N. Likos and Gerhard Kahl and Ronald Blaak},
  journal={The journal of physical chemistry. B},
  volume={115 22},
We present results of monomer-resolved Monte Carlo simulations for a system of amphiphilic dendrimers of the second generation. Our investigations validate a coarse-grained level description based on the zero-density limit effective pair-interactions for low and intermediate densities, which predicted the formation of stable, finite aggregates in the fluid phase. Indeed, we find that these systems form a homogeneous fluid for low densities, which, on increasing the density, spontaneously… CONTINUE READING

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