Large scale simulation of block copolymers with cell dynamics
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- Pinna, M. & Zvelindovsky, A.V. Eur. Phys. J. B (2012) 85: 210. doi:10.1140/epjb/e2012-20968-6
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Cell dynamics simulation (CDS) is a fast method to simulate kinetic processes in phase separating systems of large sizes. We review this method applied to block copolymer systems and illustrate it on a set of physical phenomena occurring in these systems. Achievements of CDS demonstrate, that the method can describe such complex phenomena rather well and therefore, is a complementary method to other more elaborate but slow techniques to which it can serve as a precursor.