Bulletin of Materials Science

, Volume 7, Issue 1, pp 35–41 | Cite as

Simulation of polymer systems

  • S L Narasimhan
  • P S Goyal
  • B A Dasannacharya
Proceedings Of The Workshop On Diffusion In Solids, Bombay, January 1984


The present paper describes an algorithm which can generate, even on a small computer, arbitrarily long polymer chains, making sure that the configurations generated do not suffer from boundary effects. This has been achieved by employing the concept of a window, which is an analogue of virtual memory scheme. The algorithm has been tested for the case of dilute polymer solution.


Polymer chains self avoiding random walks Monte-Carlo methods 


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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • S L Narasimhan
    • 1
  • P S Goyal
    • 1
  • B A Dasannacharya
    • 1
  1. 1.Nuclear Physics DivisionBhabha Atomic Research CentreTrombay, BombayIndia

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