## 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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By studying fractals of different

fractal objects depending on the value of the fracton dimension. A monodisperse

melt of polymeric fractals of the same

By studying fractals of different

**fractal dimensions**we find condensation to non-fractal objects depending on the value of the fracton dimension. A monodisperse

melt of polymeric fractals of the same

**fractal dimension**becomes compact if the ...Page 40

tal dimension of the ideal polymeric fractal. The Alexander-Orbach relation [13]

between the fractal, spectral, and walk dimensions predicts the Gaussian

tal dimension of the ideal polymeric fractal. The Alexander-Orbach relation [13]

between the fractal, spectral, and walk dimensions predicts the Gaussian

**fractal****dimension**, which Is given by dj. /I/ dj=2ds/(2-ds) . where ds is the spectral ...Page 41

POLYMERIC FRACTALS IN LINEAR POLYMERS Most remarkable is the result

that if one puts a cluster with dj. in a melt of linear polymers with 6f=2 the swelling

behaviour is independent of df, and the swollen

POLYMERIC FRACTALS IN LINEAR POLYMERS Most remarkable is the result

that if one puts a cluster with dj. in a melt of linear polymers with 6f=2 the swelling

behaviour is independent of df, and the swollen

**fractal dimension**is given in ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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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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42 Molecular Basis anisotropy Basis of Polymer Bastide behaviour blends calculated carrageenan chain segments Chem chemical chemical potential configuration conformation constant constraints corresponding crosslinking curves deformation density dependence deswelling deuterated deviatoric distribution dynamics effect elastic free energy elementary strand elongation entanglements entropy equation equilibrium excluded volume experimental experiments exponent Flory Flory-Huggins Flory-Huggins theory fluctuations fractal dimension free chains free energy Gaussian gelation Gennes helix increases interaction parameter isotropic labelled paths layer length linear Macromolecules macroscopic measurements melt micronetworks modulus molecular weight monomers network chains neutron scattering observed obtained PDMS chains phantom network Phys polybutadiene polyelectrolyte Polymer Networks polymeric fractals polystyrene Proceedings in Physics properties radius of gyration ratio rod network Rouse model rubber elasticity S.F. Edwards sample scaling solution solvent Springer Proceedings star molecules star polymers swelling swollen temperature theory topological uniaxial values vector viscoelastic viscosity volume fraction