## Physical Properties of Polymeric GelsThis book emphasizes the relationship between the microscopic structure of gels and their macroscopic behaviour. Deals with organic polymeric gels, focusing on experimental methods which have only recently been introduced to study both reversible and irreversible gels. It introduce the reader with to theory and practice of physics as applied to the study of characteristics of polymeric gels and offers several clearly described basic approaches to experimental investigations into gel properties. An outstanding resource on experimental advances and modern interpretations of polymeric gel properties written by prominent experts in the field. |

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In the case of vulcanization of polymers in semi-dilute solution, the number M0

has to be replaced by the number of blobs per ... 4.2.2 DYNAMIC PROPERTIES

OF

In the case of vulcanization of polymers in semi-dilute solution, the number M0

has to be replaced by the number of blobs per ... 4.2.2 DYNAMIC PROPERTIES

OF

**BRANCHED POLYMERS**NEAR THE THRESHOLD The most outstanding ...Page 115

Nevertheless, we have to keep in mind that characterization of

a different conformation of polymers than in their native state, i.e. without any

solvent.

Nevertheless, we have to keep in mind that characterization of

**branched****polymers**by scattering experiments is often performed in solution, which impliesa different conformation of polymers than in their native state, i.e. without any

solvent.

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These two quantities are expected to behave as M w ~ M *ay or, using the scaling

law (Eq. (22)), The calibration curve of the SEC device performed on linear and

These two quantities are expected to behave as M w ~ M *ay or, using the scaling

law (Eq. (22)), The calibration curve of the SEC device performed on linear and

**branched polymers**allows the determination of the ratio of the fractal dimension ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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### Contents

Semidilute Polymer Solutions | 1 |

Properties of Polyelectrolyte Gels | 19 |

NMR and Statistical Structures of Gels | 39 |

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Bastide behaviour branched polymers chain segments chemical clusters Cohen Addad concentration fluctuations correlation length corresponding counterions crosslinking density deformation degree of swelling dependence dilute dynamics effect elastic modulus excluded volume experimental exponent values Figure Flory Flory-Huggins theory fluctuations of polymer fractal dimension free energy frozen blobs function Gaussian Geissler Gennes heterogeneities Horkay and Hecht idealized gels interactions larger Leibler length scales light scattering low q Macromolecules maximum swelling mean field measured mesh molecular weight molecules monomeric units monomers network chain network structure neutron scattering number of monomers observed obtained osmotic pressure PAAm parameter percolation Phys polyelectrolyte polymer chains polymer concentration polymer solutions polymeric polymeric gels polystyrene properties quenched fluctuations random relaxation respect sample scattering curves scattering experiments scattering intensity semi-dilute solution shear modulus skeletal bonds solvent static stretching structure factor swelling degree swollen theory uniaxial vector volume fraction wave vector