Kinetic Monte Carlo simulations of flow-induced nucleation in polymer melts.

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Graham, RS; Olmsted, PD;
  • Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry

We derive a kinetic Monte Carlo algorithm to simulate flow-induced nucleation in polymer melts. The crystallisation kinetics are modified by both stretching and orientation of the amorphous chains under flow, which is modelled by a recent non-linear tube theory. Rotatio... View more
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