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The confinement of an annealed branched polymer by a potential well

2017
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Low temperature physics (Woodbury, N.Y., Print)
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The Lifshitz equation for the confinement of a linear polymer in a spherical cavity of radius R has the form of the Schrödinger equation for a quantum particle trapped in a potential well with flat bottom and infinite walls at radius R. We show that the Lifshitz equation of a confined annealed branched polymer has the form of the Schrödinger equation for a quantum harmonic oscillator. The harmonic oscillator potential results from the repulsion of the many branches from the potential walls.

doi:10.1063/1.4974189
fatcat:mgypcrr7ojg4fazyux6hvmfaze