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A 2D Monte Carlo Investigation of Static and Dynamic Properties of Ring polymer

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dc.contributor.advisor Yergou, Tatek (PhD)
dc.contributor.author Admasu, Ashenafi
dc.date.accessioned 2018-06-19T06:08:58Z
dc.date.available 2018-06-19T06:08:58Z
dc.date.issued 2015-02
dc.identifier.uri http://localhost:80/xmlui/handle/123456789/1450
dc.description.abstract Monte Carlo simulation technique has been used to investigate the static properties and translocation characteristics of ring polymers in two dimensions. Each chain consists of exible linkage between monomers forming a closed loop. We consider the unbiased translocation process of the ring where the polymer translocates purely due to thermal uctuations. The average escape time has been analyzed as a function of chain length N. And we found that, the polymer escape time of the ring polymers having a length N < 100, also has a scaling behavior N where is more closer to 1 + 2 in which is the Flory exponent of value 3/4 in 2D and 3/5 in 3D. Such scaling is also the scaling behavior of the unbiased long linear chains. We study the static property of the small cyclical polymer chains by calculating the mean-squared radius of gyration Rg. Bond uctuation method (BFM) is implemented to study both characteristics of the particular ring polymers en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Addis Ababa University en_US
dc.subject Properties of Ring polymer. en_US
dc.title A 2D Monte Carlo Investigation of Static and Dynamic Properties of Ring polymer en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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