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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
Created December 21, 2018, Updated January 28, 2019