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Introduction

  • Wenbing Hu
Chapter

Abstract

Atoms unite into a giant molecule with a given name “Macromolecule”. A life system adopts it for gene inheritance, energy storage and organ construction. Physicists recognize its chain-like structure. Brownian motion makes its soft materials. The key to understand its behavior is the mimic of chain conformation to the trajectory of random walks. Therefore as the paradigms, the Gaussian function describes the entropy of single-chain conformation, and the Flory-Huggins lattice theory calculates the entropy of multi-chain conformation.

Keywords

Natural Rubber Soft Matter Chain Conformation Polymer Physic Cohesive Energy Density 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Polymer Science and Engineering School of Chemistry and Chemical EngineeringNanjing UniversityNanjingChina, People’s Republic

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