## 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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Molecular Deformation, Segmental Orientation and Segmental Mobility in

Amorphous Polymeric Networks B. Erman School of Engineering, Bogazici

University, Bebek, 80815 Istanbul, Turkey The structure of a

model is ...

Molecular Deformation, Segmental Orientation and Segmental Mobility in

Amorphous Polymeric Networks B. Erman School of Engineering, Bogazici

University, Bebek, 80815 Istanbul, Turkey The structure of a

**phantom network**model is ...

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The important point exhibited by the data shown in Figure 1 for natural rubber

and universally for all other random elastomeric networks is that the modulus at

high dilution equates to that of the

interpretation ...

The important point exhibited by the data shown in Figure 1 for natural rubber

and universally for all other random elastomeric networks is that the modulus at

high dilution equates to that of the

**phantom network**. In addition to theinterpretation ...

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For a

deformation tensor, in the first approximation by m - a[l + b(A2 + A2 + A2 - 3)] (11)

where a and b are coefficients. Comparison of (11) with experimental data /43/

shows ...

For a

**phantom network**, m may be related to components of the moleculardeformation tensor, in the first approximation by m - a[l + b(A2 + A2 + A2 - 3)] (11)

where a and b are coefficients. Comparison of (11) with experimental data /43/

shows ...

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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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