The effects of long-range dynamical correlation in the kinetics of order-disorder transitions of symmetric block copolymer melts are investigated on the basis of the time-dependent Ginzburg-Landau model that was extended in such a way that the information on the chain conformation is incorporated using the path-integral formalism. A simplified equation of motion for the order parameter is derived by a perturbation expansion of the chain conformation around its Gaussian conformation. A series of computer simulations are performed to show the importance of the effects of the changes in the chain conformation on the kinetics of order-disorder transition of block copolymer melts.
|ジャーナル||Physical Review E - Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics|
|出版ステータス||Published - 1997 1月 1|
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