Hidden Hyperuniformity in Bottlebrush Polymer Melts

Published: December 21, 2018


Alexandros Chremos, Jack F. Douglas


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
Pub Type: Journals


hyperuniformity, polymer melts, bottlebrush polymer
Created December 21, 2018, Updated January 28, 2019