This data set contains data files and scripts to generate results reported in "Effects of Segment Length Asymmetry in Ternary Diblock Copolymer−Homopolymer Mixtures" by Yadav et al. Self-consistent field theory was used to study the effect of asymmetry between A and B statistical segment lengths on interfacial properties and phase behavior in ternary mixtures of AB diblock co-polymers, A homopolymers, and B homopolymers. We consider systems with volumetrically symmetric homopolymers and co-polymer, in which a difference between A and B statistical segment length is the only source of asymmetry between A and B monomers. The sign of the spontaneous curvature of monolayer interfaces between A- and B-rich homopolymer domains is shown to depend on the ratio of co-polymer to homopolymer chain lengths: Interfaces preferentially curve toward the component with a higher statistical segment length when the homopolymer lengths are greater than or comparable to the co- polymer length (as also found in diblock co-polymer melts) but curve away from this component when the homopolymers are much shorter than the co-polymer.
National Science Foundation through the University of Minnesota MRSEC under Award Number DMR-1420013
Yadav, M., Bates, F., & Morse, D. (2019). Effects of Segment Length Asymmetry in Ternary Diblock Co-polymer–Homopolymer Mixtures. Macromolecules, 52(11), 4091-4102.
Yadav, Mridul; Morse, David C; Bates, Frank S.
(2020). Supporting data for Effects of Segment Length Asymmetry in Ternary Diblock Co-polymer-Homopolymer Mixtures.
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