## Molecular basis of polymer networks: proceedings of the 5th IFF-Ill Workshop, Jülich, Fed. Rep. of Germany, October 5-7, 1988The contributors to this volume appraise our knowledge of the molecular physics of polymer networks and pinpoint areas of research where significant advances can be made using new theories and techniques. They describe both theoretical approaches, based on new theoretical concepts and original network models, and recent experimental investigations using SANS, 2H NMR or QELS. These new techniques provide precise information about network behaviour at the molecular level. Reported results of the application of these and more traditional techniques include the microscopic conformation and properties of permanent networks or gels formed by specific interchain interactions, the behaviour of elastomer liquid crystals, and the static and dynamic properties of star-branched polymers. |

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It is commonly believed that this operation affects the individual elasticity of the

existence and the degree of importance of this "supercoiling" ' 1 is a central point

in the ...

It is commonly believed that this operation affects the individual elasticity of the

**elementary strands**and hence that of the whole network is changed. Theexistence and the degree of importance of this "supercoiling" ' 1 is a central point

in the ...

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Osmotic deswelling of pels with labelled

experiments conceived and started by R. Duplessix, C. Picot and H. Benoit' ,3',

we first considered polystyrene networks, prepared in good solvent at a polymer

volume ...

Osmotic deswelling of pels with labelled

**elementary strands**Pursuingexperiments conceived and started by R. Duplessix, C. Picot and H. Benoit' ,3',

we first considered polystyrene networks, prepared in good solvent at a polymer

volume ...

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"Families" of networks On very general grounds, one may remark that the

definition of the chemical parameters (length and polydispersity) of the

quantity) is not ...

"Families" of networks On very general grounds, one may remark that the

definition of the chemical parameters (length and polydispersity) of the

**elementary strands**, functionality of the junctions and fluctuation in space of thisquantity) is not ...

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### Contents

Remarks | 2 |

The BaumgartnerMuthukumar Effect in Networks | 11 |

Statistical Mechanics of dDimensional Polymer Networks and Exact | 17 |

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