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, Volume 71, Issue 2, pp 283–295 | Cite as

Conformational properties of polymers

  • A. R. Singh
  • D. Giri
  • S. KumarEmail author
Article

Abstract

We discuss exact enumeration technique and its application to polymers and biopolymers. Using this method one can obtain phase diagram in thermodynamic limit. The method works quite well in describing the outcomes of single molecule force spectroscopy results where finite size effects play a crucial role.

Keywords

Polymers and biopolymers lattice models exact enumeration force-induced transitions 

PACS Nos

82.35.Jk 64.90.+b 87.14.Gg 36.20.Ey 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsBanaras Hindu UniversityVaranasiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Applied Physics, Institute of TechnologyBanaras Hindu UniversityVaranasiIndia

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