Rare-event induced binding transition of heteropolymers

Lei Han TANG, Hugues Chaté

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Abstract

A novel renormalization approach to the heteropolymer binding, focusing on the non-Gaussian statistics of rare attractive segments that initiated the transition was reported. Binding initiated at an exponentially rare set of `good contacts', in the strongly disordered regime. A Kosterlitz-Thouless-type transition in any dimension was yielded due to renormalization of the contact potential.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)830-833
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume86
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 29 Jan 2001

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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