Confined semiflexible polymer chains

Jörg Hendricks, Toshihiro Kawakatsu, Kyozi Kawasaki, Walter Zimmermann

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Motivated by recent experiments on actin filaments, the behavior of semiflexible polymers confined between two rigid walls is investigated as a function of the wall distance. For fixed bending stiffness the persistence length depends on the wall distance and shows an interesting crossover.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2658-2661
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review E
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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