Fluctuating elastic rings: Statics and dynamics

Sergey Panyukov, Yitzhak Rabin

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Statistical mechanics of fluctuating rings were established. Analytical expressions for various static properties of such rings were derived. It was found that the amplitudes of fluctuations of the Euler angles ψ and θ diverge in the limit of vanishing twist rigidity.

Original languageEnglish
Article number011909
Pages (from-to)1-19
Number of pages19
JournalPhysical Review E
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 2001


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