TITLE

Viscoelastic effects in early stage phase separation in polymeric systems

AUTHOR(S)
Onuki, Akira; Taniguchi, Takashi
PUB. DATE
April 1997
SOURCE
Journal of Chemical Physics;4/1/1997, Vol. 106 Issue 13, p5761
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the effect of viscoelasticity on early stage spinodal decomposition in polymer solutions and blends when fluctuations of the stress and the composition are coupled in dynamics. Proposed systematic experiments; Formation of sponge-like network structures composed of thin polymer-rich regions in late stage spinodal decomposition of deeply quenched polymer solutions.
ACCESSION #
4303145

 

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