Table of ContentsA. Basic Facts. Introduction. Chromatographic techniques. Foundations and fundamental concepts of chromatography. Macromolecules: size, constitution, configuration, conformation. Interactions between polymers and solvents. Adsorption of polymers. B. Concepts of Chromatography: Mechanisms and Materials. Adsorption chromatography. Separation by size exclusion. Chromatographic separation by partition. Support materials. Inorganic supports. Organic supports. Other mechanisms of separation. C. Chromatography under Real Conditions. Gradient technique. The influence of kinetic factors. Special problems. Techniques in macromolecular elution chromatography. D. Applications. Adsorption chromatography of polymers - experimental parameters and results. Experimental parameters and results of size exclusion chromatography. Experimental parameters and results of precipitation chromatography. Thin-layer chromatography. Bibliography. Sources. Subject Index.