Plastics of a new order

Attard, George; Imrie, Corrie
May 1991
New Scientist;5/11/81, Vol. 130 Issue 1768, p38
Asserts that a unique generation of polymers which is based on liquid crystals may shape the future of the electronic and materials science industries. How plastics have transformed our lives; Remarkable mechanical and electronic properties of the new materials; Description of liquid crystal polymers; Discovery of aromatic polyamides by research team at DuPont in the late 1960s; Differences between side-chain and main-chain polymers; More.


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