MRS Proc. 1996 DOI: 10.1557/proc-461-129 View full text
Martin-D. Laasse, Gary S. Grest

Abstract: AbstractAn efficient continuum-space model for simulating polymer blends and copolymers is presented. In this model, the interactions are short-range and purely repulsive, thus allowing for excellent computational performances. The driving force for phase separation is a difference in the repulsive interaction strength between like and unlike mers. To demonstrate the effectiveness of the model, we study the phase behavior of a symmetric binary blend of polymers as well as the interface between the two immiscib…

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