Our group at Case Western Reserve University combines experiments with theory and simulation to understand polymer physics problems involving grafted and non-linear polymers.

Computational techniques that we use include dissipative particle dynamics (DPD) simulations, polymer field theories such as self-consistent field theory (SCFT), and Monte Carlo simulations. Experimentally, we employ a wide range of techniques to investigate our polymer systems, including ionic conductivity measurements, dynamic light scattering (DLS), massively-parallel phase analysis light scattering (MP-PALS), multi-angle (static) light scattering (MALS), and a variety of elastic and inelastic neutron scattering techniques. 

current research areas

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Multi-Responsive Polymers and Gels.

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Structure & Dynamics of Grafted Polymers.

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Development of Scattering Models.

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Nanoparticle Transport & Translocation.

software source code

 

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PD2: Parallel DPD

Language: FORTRAN 77

Source Code Available Here.

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SASVIEW MODELS

Language: Python / C

Source Code Available Here.