Abstract Ala-Nissila: Iso-Flux Tension Propagation Theory and Its Application to Driven Polymer Translocation
The translocation dynamics of polymers though nanopores driven by
external fields is a far-from-equilibrium process, which can be
theoretically understood based on the tension propagation (TP) theory
of Sakaue . In particular, the Brownian Dynamics TP theory within
the iso-flux (IFTP) assumption  allows a self-consistent derivation
of analytic equations of motion for the dynamics, including an
explicit form for the chain length dependence of the average
translocation time . In this talk I will discuss the application of
IFTP theory to the case of a flickering pore and an oscillating
external driving force , and translocation dynamics of
semi-flexible and end-pulled polymer chains .
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