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Hidden Hyperuniformity in Bottlebrush Polymer Melts

Published

Author(s)

Alexandros Chremos, Jack F. Douglas

Abstract

We show that the backbone chains of bottlebrush polymer melts exhibit a hidden hyperuniform packing over a wide temperature range above glass transition temperature. These findings open a venue for a practical design of hyperuniform polymeric materials for potential applications.
Citation
Physical Review Letters
Volume
121

Keywords

hyperuniformity, polymer melts, bottlebrush polymer

Citation

Chremos, A. and Douglas, J. (2018), Hidden Hyperuniformity in Bottlebrush Polymer Melts, Physical Review Letters, [online], https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.121.258002 (Accessed April 11, 2021)
Created December 21, 2018, Updated January 28, 2019