Continuum formulation for polymers in solution

Anand V.P. Gurumoorthy, Rambabu Krishnamoorthy

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    The Edwards equation for polymers in solution is rigorously derived (based on the work of Freed1) in this review. Then it is shown, how researchers have adapted this equation for describing polymers at surfaces. A brief comment on the validity of the random flight model, which forms the basis for the Edwards equation, is made.

    Original languageBritish English
    Pages (from-to)1849-1860
    Number of pages12
    JournalInternational Journal of Chemical Sciences
    Issue number4
    StatePublished - 2015


    • Continuum formulation
    • Edwards equation
    • Polymer-polymer interactions
    • Random flight model


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