Polymer globules and orientational order in the liquid crystalline state

A. Yu Grosberg

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    Abstract

    A copolymer model consisting of non-corporal, flexible and interacting rigid parts is considered. The entropy of conformation of the system with a random steric structure has been calculated and shown to consist of relatively short chains below the θ point after a phase transition of first order; the transition is accompanied by the establishment of a highly orientated order of the rigid parts.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)101-107
    Number of pages7
    JournalPolymer science USSR
    Volume22
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1980

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