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Prof.Dr. Wolfgang Paul

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Paul

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Paul

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Paul
Full Professor
Theoretical Polymer Science
Department of Physics


Research Interests

Thermodynamics, structure and dynamics of polymer systems,
Monte Carlo and Molecular Dynamics simulations of polymers,   
statistical mechanics of single chains, complex chain architectures,
the glass transition of polymer melts, crossover Rouse-reptation,
block copolymer phase behavior, confinement effects, composite
systems for organic electronics, quantum mechanics as a stochastic process

Selected Publications

K. Binder, B. M. Mognetti, L. G. Macdowell, M. Oettel, W. Paul, P. Virnau, L. Yelash
Towards the Quantitative Prediction of the Phase Behavior of Polymer Solutions by Computer Simulation
Macromol. Symp. 278, 1 (2009)

H.-P. Hsu, K. Binder, W. Paul
Property variation normal to an undulating line
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 198301 (2009)

W. Paul
Determining the Glass Transition in Polymer Melts
Reviews in Computational Chemistry Vol. 26, K. Lipkowitz, Ed., Wiley, New York, (2008), pp.1-66

R. A. L. Vallee, M. Van der Auwerear, W. Paul, K. Binder
Fluorescence Lifetime of a Single Molecule as an Observable of Meta-basin Dynamics in Fluids Near the Glass Transition
Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 217801 (2006).

F. Rampf, K. Binder, W. Paul
The phase diagram of a single polymer chain: new insights from a new simulation method
J. Pol. Sci. B Pol. Phys. 44, 2542 (2006)

W. Paul, G. D. Smith
Structure and dynamics of amorphous polymers: computer simulations compared to experiment and theory
Rep. Prog. Phys. 67, 1117-1185 (2004)

S. C. Glotzer, W. Paul
Molecular and Mesoscale Simulation Methods for Polymer Materials
Annu. Rev. Mater. Res. 32, 401-437 (2002)

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