Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Flow-induced morphologies of diblock copolymers in a nanotube studied by dissipative particle dynamics simulation|
Dissipative particle dynamics
|Source:||Feng, J., Liu, H., Hu, Y., Jiang, J. (2008-07-24). Flow-induced morphologies of diblock copolymers in a nanotube studied by dissipative particle dynamics simulation. Macromolecular Theory and Simulations 17 (4-5) : 163-170. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1002/mats.200800005|
|Abstract:||Morphologies of diblock copolymers confined in a cylindrical nanotube under a Poiseuille flow were studied by dissipative particle dynamics simulation. Varying with flow intensity, a symmetric diblock copolymer in a neutral tube exhibits parallel lamellae or stacked disks, stacked bowls, or cylinders; the morphologies in a non-neutral tube are relatively less influenced by flow. An asymmetric diblock copolymer is helical in a neutral tube, but becomes hexagonal under flow; the morphologies in a non-neutral tube are parallel to the tube axis and vary in a less pronounced manner than in a neutral tube. The simulation results reveal that confinement and external flow significantly affect the phase transitions among a variety of morphologies, particularly for copolymers with domains not parallel to the tube axis. © 2008 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA.|
|Source Title:||Macromolecular Theory and Simulations|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
checked on Dec 14, 2017
WEB OF SCIENCETM
checked on Nov 19, 2017
checked on Dec 10, 2017
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.