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Conformational and rheological properties of semiflexible polymers in shear flow
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10.1063/1.3497642
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FIG. 1.

Lagrangian multipliers as function of the Weissenberg number for , , , , and (left to right). The lines for larger are indistinguishable from that for . The blue dashed line indicates the analytical solution Eq. (22).

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Lagrangian multipliers as function of the Weissenberg number for , , , , , , and , (left to right). is the longest relaxation time of a polymer without bending modes. The thickness of the polymer is .

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Relaxation times as function of mode number for (top to bottom), , and .

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Relative longest relaxation times as function of the Weissenberg number for (left to right) and .

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Relative mean square end-to-end distance (top) and radius of gyration (bottom) along the flow direction for (top to bottom) and .

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Alignment angle as function of Weissenberg number for the stiffnesses (right to left) and . The black line indicates the asymptotic limit for according to the expression (38), i.e., it is proportional to . Inset: Comparison of theoretical results with measurements on DNA molecules of length (, ) (blue) and (red). The experimental values (squares) are taken from Ref. 9.

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Theoretical end-to-end vector correlation functions (solid lines) for the Weissenberg numbers (blue), 25 (green), and 80 (red) for and . The squares are experimental results of the extension autocorrelation function for extracted from Ref. 1 for (blue), 6.3 (green), and 19 (red).

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FIG. 8.

Polymer contribution to viscosity , where is the zero shear value, as function of Weissenberg number for the stiffnesses (green), (blue), (red), (left to right) and . Inset: comparison of theoretical results with measurements on DNA molecules of length (, ) (blue) and (red). The experimental values (squares) are taken from Ref. 9.

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Scitation: Conformational and rheological properties of semiflexible polymers in shear flow
http://aip.metastore.ingenta.com/content/aip/journal/jcp/133/16/10.1063/1.3497642
10.1063/1.3497642
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