Equilibration and Coarse-Graining Methods for Polymers

  • D.N. Theodorou

Abstract

The broad spectra of length and time scales governing the physical properties of polymers call for hierarchical modelling methods, based on systematic coarse-graining of the molecular representation. This chapter examines some particularly promising elements of such a modelling hierarchy for predicting polymer properties.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D.N. Theodorou
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  1. 1.School of Chemical EngineeringNational Technical University of AthensAthensGreece

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