## Molecular Basis of Polymer Networks: Proceedings of the 5th IFF-ILL Workshop, Jülich, Fed. Rep. of Germany, October 5–7, 1988The workshop on the "Molecular Basis of Polymer Networks", held October 5- 7, 1988 in 1iilich, FRG, continued a series of workshops jointly organized by the Institute Laue Langevin (ILL) in Grenoble, and the Institute of Solid State Physics of the KFA, 1iilich. The aim of this workshop was to provide a platform for discussions between theoreticians and experimentalists interested in the physics of polymer networks, in the hope that the two types of discussion would be synergistic. As revealed by the title of this workshop, the main focus of the lectures was on molecular aspects of the problem. The individual parts of these proceedings cover various approaches. Following quite general comments from a physicist examining the situation from "outside", various new theoretical concepts are developed. During the last decade the advent of Small Angle Neutron Scattering (SANS) has allowed the molecular structure of polymer networks to be studied and thus the reliability of the theories to be tested directly at the molecular level. Recent advances in this field are presented. The use of new techniques such as 2H NMR or QELS and the refinements of more classical, mechanical experimental measure ments have provided new information about the relation between the macroscopic behavior and the microscopic structure of polymer networks. Some recent results in this area are discussed for both chemically cross-linked networks and gels built by specific interchain interactions. |

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Other curves :

running through affinely displaced junctions , for а macroscopic deswelling equal

to 10 . The curves differ by the molecular weight of the mesh assumed for the ...

Other curves :

**Calculated**values of the intensity scattered by labelled pathsrunning through affinely displaced junctions , for а macroscopic deswelling equal

to 10 . The curves differ by the molecular weight of the mesh assumed for the ...

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For each of the 4 configurations of diads of double bonds the a priori probabilities

of the bond triplet are

assuming statistical weights of single bonds giving the best fit to the unperturbed

...

For each of the 4 configurations of diads of double bonds the a priori probabilities

of the bond triplet are

**calculated**by the matrix method of the RIS formalismassuming statistical weights of single bonds giving the best fit to the unperturbed

...

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Conformational stability diagram for kappa carrageenan ( 5MM ) at 18 °C . The

points represent experimental data and the solid line is

as described in the text . Fig . 4 . Conformational stability diagram for iota ...

Conformational stability diagram for kappa carrageenan ( 5MM ) at 18 °C . The

points represent experimental data and the solid line is

**calculated**from the theoryas described in the text . Fig . 4 . Conformational stability diagram for iota ...

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