Simulations of free-solution electrophoresis of polyelectrolytes with a finite Debye length using the Debye-Hückel approximation.

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We introduce a mesoscale simulation method based on multiparticle collision dynamics (MPCD) for the electrohydrodynamics of polyelectrolytes with finite Debye lengths. By applying the Debye-Hückel approximation to assign an effective charge to MPCD particles near charged monomers, our simulations are able to reproduce the rapid rise in the electrophoretic… (More)

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@article{Hickey2012SimulationsOF, title={Simulations of free-solution electrophoresis of polyelectrolytes with a finite Debye length using the Debye-H{\"u}ckel approximation.}, author={Owen A Hickey and Tyler N Shendruk and James L. Harden and Gary W. Slater}, journal={Physical review letters}, year={2012}, volume={109 9}, pages={098302} }