On the polymer phase transition

D. C. Rapaport

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The self-interacting, self-avoiding lattice walk model of a polymer chain has been studied by exact enumeration of short chain configurations. The apparent development of a divergence in the specific heat as the chain length is increased indicates a phase transition in the infinite chain limit.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)339-340
Number of pages2
JournalPhysics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics
Issue number5
StatePublished - 15 Jul 1974


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