## Synthetic versus biological networksThe Wiley Polymer Networks Group Review Series Volume 2 Synthetic versus Biological Networks Edited by B. T. Stokke and A. Elgsaeter The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway This, the second volume in the series, presents articles from the 14th Polymer Networks Group conference which took place in Norway in July 1998 The focus of the conference was 'Synthetic versus Biological Networks' with papers highlighting the different ideas emerging from investigations into synthetic polymer networks as opposed to, and in comparison with, polymer networks of biological origins. The papers published in this volume have been divided into six sections: Network Formation Network Characterization Polymer Networks and Precursor Architectures Biopolymer Networks and Gels Biomedical Applications of Polymer Networks Polymer Networks in Restricted Geometries |

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Following a similar idea, one of the present authors derived a Smoluchowski-like

reacting with substitution effect, where intramolecular reactions were taken into ...

Following a similar idea, one of the present authors derived a Smoluchowski-like

**equation**to model the kinetics of polymerization of multifunctional monomersreacting with substitution effect, where intramolecular reactions were taken into ...

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SANS MEASUREMENTS ON POLYISOPRENE/TOLUENE SYSTEMS The

scattering response of a semi-dilute solution of a non-associating polymer is

described by

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SANS MEASUREMENTS ON POLYISOPRENE/TOLUENE SYSTEMS The

scattering response of a semi-dilute solution of a non-associating polymer is

described by

**equation**(15.4). Polyisoprene/toluene solutions, however, displayslight haze ...

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In the case that spherical particles associate and form gel, the gelation process

will be described in terms of the FS model by introducing the form factor of a

sphere in

and g, ...

In the case that spherical particles associate and form gel, the gelation process

will be described in terms of the FS model by introducing the form factor of a

sphere in

**equation**(27.1) as Mq) = gi 3 (sin qRi — qRi cos qRj) (27.5) where fl,and g, ...

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### Contents

Modelling of Network Polymerization with Intramolecular | 15 |

Primary Cyclization Reactions in Crosslinked Polymers | 27 |

Networks Monte Carlo Simulations for Coatings Research | 39 |

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