International workshop on   "Polymers with spatial & mechanical constraints"    Venice, July 8, 2016

Polymer-mediated forces between scale-free objects

Mohammad Maghrebi

Yacov Kantor, Mehran Kardar


I.      Entropic force on polymers:  Attractive and repulsive surfaces, and universal amplitudes   

II.    Phantom polymers: Exact results for force with a conical tip

III.   Self-avoiding polymers: Numerical results, and ε-expansions

IV.   Many polymers: Results from star polymers

V.    Summary