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Schulz–Zimm distribution

In an assembly of macromolecules, a continuous distribution with the differential mass-distribution function of the form:
f w x d x = a b + 1 Γ b + 1 x b e − a x d x
where x is a parameter characterizing the chain length, such as relative molecular mass or degree of polymerization, a and b are positive adjustable parameters, and (Γ b + 1) is the gamma function of (b + 1).
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IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A. Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8.
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