Universal features of polymer shapes in crowded environments

V. Blavatska, Christian Von Ferber, Y. Holovatch

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    Abstract

    We study the universal characteristics of the shape of a polymer chain in an environment
    with correlated structural obstacles, applying the field-theoretical renormalization
    group approach. Our results qualitatively indicate an increase of the
    asymmetry of the polymer shape in crowded environment comparing with the pure
    solution case.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)2861-2864
    JournalPhysics Letters A
    Volume374
    Issue number28
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2010

    Bibliographical note

    The full text is available free from the link given. The published version can be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physleta.2010.03.037 .

    Keywords

    • polymer
    • quenched disorder
    • scaling
    • renormalization group

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