Search for dissertations about: "loose-end effects"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words loose-end effects.

  1. 1. Swelling and Mechanical Properties of Polymer Gels: Salt, Macroion and Network Topology Effects

    Author : Samuel Edgecombe; Fysikalisk kemi; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; volume decrease upon uniaxial extension; interpenetrating networks; loose-end effects; polydispersity effects; macroion deswelling; salt deswelling; polymer gels; polyelectrolyte gels; Physical chemistry; Fysikalisk kemi;

    Abstract : The work in this thesis concerns polymer gels, especially their swelling and mechanical properties modelled using a coarse-grained model of polyelectrolytes. The method used to study polymer gels was molecular simulation utilising the simulation package MOLSIM. READ MORE