Enthalpy recovery in semicrystalline polymers

Aleksey D. Drozdov

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Abstract

Communication: Constitutive equations are derived for enthalpy recovery in glassy polymers after thermal jumps. The model is based on the theory of cooperative relaxation in a version of the trapping concept. It is demonstrated that a critical temperature Tcr and a critical degree of crystallinity fcr exist in a semicrystalline polymer above which structural relaxation vanishes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1238-1243
Number of pages6
JournalMacromolecular Rapid Communications
Volume21
Issue number17
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2000
Externally publishedYes

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