Order in the Amorphous ''State'' of Polymers

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461290414
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 12/31/2013
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1987
  • Pages: 478
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

I: Structure and Order.- The Local Structure of Noncrystalline Polymers: An X-ray Approach.- Interrelationships Between Molecular and Physical Structure in Amorphous Polymers.- Studies on the Nature of Order in Amorphous Polymers.- Structure and Transitions in Atactic Polystyrene.- Ultraquenching, Double Tg, Order, and Motion in Amorphous Polymers.- Interim Report on the Thermoreversible Gelation of Polymers.- II: Contributions of Boyer and Colleagues.- Evidence from Tll and Related Phenomena for Local Structure in the Amorphous State of Polymers.- Techniques for Studying Liquid State Transitions in Polystyrene.- Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) Observation of the Tll Transition in Polystyrene.- Hot Stage Microscopy of Polystyrene and Polystyrene Derivatives.- Dielectric Investigations of Poly(propylene oxide) in the Liquid Region Above Tg.- Pellet Boundary Reformation in Reheated Polystyrene Moldings.- III. Polymer Transition Studies.- Evidence for Transition-like Phenomena in Oligomers and Polymers Above Their Melt Temperature.- Thermally Stimulated Current Studies of Transitions in Amorphous Polymers.- Structure and Transitions Below and Above Tgin Polymers Derived from Itaconic Acid Derivatives.- Molecular Origins of Deformation Behavior and Physical Aging in Polycarbonate Copolymers.- An Analysis of Secondary Relaxations in Bisphenol-A Polysulfone.- The Tß, Tg, and Tll “Transitions”: Are These the Manifestations of a Unique Relaxation Process?.- Rheological Studies of Amorphous Polymers Above Tg.- The Biaxial Squeeze-Flow Characteristics of Atactic Polystyrene Above the Glass Transition Temperature.- Frozen Energy Potential in Polymers.- IV. Discussion.- Panel Discussion.- Participants.- Name Index.
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