Theory and Simulation of Multiphase Polymer Systems

  title={Theory and Simulation of Multiphase Polymer Systems},
  author={Friederike Schmid},
  journal={arXiv: Soft Condensed Matter},
  • F. Schmid
  • Published 2011
  • Computer Science, Physics
  • arXiv: Soft Condensed Matter
The theory of multiphase polymer systems has a venerable tradition. The 'classical' theory of polymer demixing, the Flory-Huggins theory, was developed already in the forties of the last century. It is still the starting point for most current approaches -- be they improved theories for polymer (im)miscibility that take into account the microscopic structure of blends more accurately, or sophisticated field theories that allow to study inhomogeneous multicomponent systems of polymers with… Expand
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