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Theoretical and Experimental Chemistry

, Volume 25, Issue 1, pp 63–65 | Cite as

Topological nature of intrinsic structural defects in a trans-polyacetylene chain

  • O. Yu. Posudievskii
  • A. Yu. Posudievskii
  • É. N. Korol'
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Abstract

Using a topological approach, we consider the nature of intrinsic structural defects in a real trans-polyacetylene chain. We show that remnant cis segments are internal diaclination loops having two components: a wedge loop of strength ±π/3 and a twist loop of strength π, while defects of the soliton type are a combination of a point dislocation and an external twist disclination loop of strength π.

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Soliton Structural Defect Topological Nature Topological Approach Soliton Type 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Yu. Posudievskii
    • 1
  • A. Yu. Posudievskii
    • 1
  • É. N. Korol'
    • 1
  1. 1.L. V. Pisarzhevskii Institute of Physical ChemistryAcademy of Sciences of the Ukrainian SSRKiev

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