Size and scaling in ideal polymer networks. Exact results

@article{Solf1996SizeAS,
  title={Size and scaling in ideal polymer networks. Exact results},
  author={Michael Solf and Thomas A. Vilgis},
  journal={Journal De Physique I},
  year={1996},
  volume={6},
  pages={1451-1460}
}
  • M. Solf, T. Vilgis
  • Published 1 August 1996
  • Mathematics, Physics
  • Journal De Physique I
The scattering function and radius of gyration of an ideal polymer network are calculated depending on the strength of the bonds that form the crosslinks. Our calculations are based on an exact theorem for the characteristic function of a polydisperse phantom network that allows for treating the crosslinks between pairs of randomly selected monomers as quenched variables without resorting to replica methods. From this new approach it is found that the scattering function of an ideal network… 
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