Polymer distribution in connected spherical domains

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@article{fda9aeacd67a482786bdf7dae2edf1dd,
title = "Polymer distribution in connected spherical domains",
abstract = "The distribution of neutral and charged polymers with different flexibilities between two spheres of varying volume connected by a short and narrow cylinder has been investigated by Monte Carlo simulations. The uncharged chain displayed mostly a single-sphere occupancy due to the high conformational entropy penalty of crossing the cylindrical domain, whereas for the charged polymer a double-sphere occupancy was obtained, except for very different spherical volumes. The origin of this different occupancy behavior stems from the counterion entropy. At increasing stiffness, a stronger preference for double-sphere occupancy was predicted. (c) 2005 American Institute of Physics.",
author = "Sousa, {A F} and Pais, {A A C C} and Per Linse",
year = "2005",
doi = "10.1063/1.1904592",
language = "English",
volume = "122",
pages = "214902--1--214902--8",
journal = "Journal of Chemical Physics",
issn = "0021-9606",
publisher = "American Institute of Physics",
number = "21",

}