Self-assembly of a dimer system.

  title={Self-assembly of a dimer system.},
  author={Mobolaji Williams},
  journal={Physical review. E},
  volume={99 4-1},
In the self-assembly process which drives the formation of cellular membranes, micelles, and capsids, a collection of separated subunits spontaneously binds together to form functional and more ordered structures. In this work, we study the statistical physics of self-assembly in a simpler scenario: the formation of dimers from a system of monomers. The properties of the model allow us to frame the microstate counting as a combinatorial problem whose solution leads to an exact partition… 

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