### Abstract

Original language | Undefined |
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Pages (from-to) | 1073-1080 |

Journal | Journal of statistical physics |

Volume | 53 |

Issue number | 5-6 |

DOIs | |

Publication status | Published - 1988 |

### Keywords

- Polymers
- IR-85944
- Constraints
- path integrals

### Cite this

*Journal of statistical physics*,

*53*(5-6), 1073-1080. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01023858

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*Journal of statistical physics*, vol. 53, no. 5-6, pp. 1073-1080. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01023858

**Statistical mechanical properties of polymer configurations which enclose a constant area.** / Khandekar, D.C.; Wiegel, F.W.

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Statistical mechanical properties of polymer configurations which enclose a constant area

AU - Khandekar, D.C.

AU - Wiegel, F.W.

PY - 1988

Y1 - 1988

N2 - The statistical mechanical properties of plane polymer loops enclosing a constant area are investigated, using a continuous model from the start. For this purpose an analytic expression for the generating functional is obtained, which in turn is used to derive (1) the distribution function for the enclosed area, (2) the average squared distance of a given repeating unit from the origin, and (3) the entropic force on a repeating unit.

AB - The statistical mechanical properties of plane polymer loops enclosing a constant area are investigated, using a continuous model from the start. For this purpose an analytic expression for the generating functional is obtained, which in turn is used to derive (1) the distribution function for the enclosed area, (2) the average squared distance of a given repeating unit from the origin, and (3) the entropic force on a repeating unit.

KW - Polymers

KW - IR-85944

KW - Constraints

KW - path integrals

U2 - 10.1007/BF01023858

DO - 10.1007/BF01023858

M3 - Article

VL - 53

SP - 1073

EP - 1080

JO - Journal of statistical physics

JF - Journal of statistical physics

SN - 0022-4715

IS - 5-6

ER -