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© 2017 The Author The possibility of swelling of single polyelectrolyte chains in dilute aqueous solution by free ions in the presence of a small amount of salt is investigated using a mean-field approach. The swelling of chains by free ions is more likely for larger chains in solutions containing only a small amount of salt. The swollen chains are likely to retain a spherical structure.
Author(s): Geoghegan M
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Print publication date: 10/03/2017
Online publication date: 08/02/2017
Acceptance date: 07/02/2017
Date deposited: 19/12/2019
ISSN (print): 0032-3861
Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
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