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Title Handbook of polymer crystallization / edited by Ewa Piorkowska, Gregory C. Rutledge.
Imprint Hoboken, New Jersey : Wiley, ©2013.


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Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 481 pages) : illustrations
Note Edition statement from first page of chapter PDFs.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Print version record.
Subject Crystalline polymers.
Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Preface; Contributors; 1: Experimental Techniques; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Optical Microscopy; 1.2.1 Reflection and Transmission Microscopy; 1.2.2 Contrast Modes; 1.2.3 Selected Applications; 1.3 Electron Microscopy; 1.3.1 Imaging Principle; 1.3.2 Sample Preparation; 1.3.3 Relevant Experimental Techniques; 1.3.4 Selected Applications; 1.4 Atomic Force Microscopy; 1.4.1 Imaging Principle; 1.4.2 Scanning Modes; 1.4.3 Comparison between AFM and EM; 1.4.4 Recent Development: Video AFM; 1.4.5 Selected Applications; 1.5 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.
1.5.1 Chemical Shift1.5.2 Relevant Techniques; 1.5.3 Recent Development: Multidimensional NMR; 1.5.4 Selected Applications; 1.6 Scattering Techniques: X-Ray, Light, and Neutron; 1.6.1 Wide-Angle X-Ray Diffraction; 1.6.2 Small-Angle X-Ray Scattering; 1.6.3 Small-Angle Light Scattering; 1.6.4 Small-Angle Neutron Scattering; 1.7 Differential Scanning Calorimetry; 1.7.1 Modes of Operation; 1.7.2 Determination of Degree of Crystallinity; 1.8 Summary; Acknowledgments; References; 2: Crystal Structures of Polymers; 2.1 Constitution and Configuration of Polymer Chains.
2.2 Conformation of Polymer Chains in Crystals and Conformational Polymorphism2.3 Packing of Macromolecules in Polymer Crystals; 2.4 Symmetry Breaking; 2.5 Packing Effects on the Conformation of Polymer Chains in the Crystals: The Case of Aliphatic Polyamides; 2.6 Defects and Disorder in Polymer Crystals; 2.6.1 Substitutional Isomorphism of Different Chains; 2.6.2 Substitutional Isomorphism of Different Monomeric Units; 2.6.3 Conformational Isomorphism; 2.6.4 Disorder in the Stacking of Ordered Layers (Stacking Fault Disorder); 2.7 Crystal Habits; 2.7.1 Rounded Lateral Habits; Acknowledgments.
Summary "The only comprehensive reference on polymer crystallization, Handbook of Polymer Crystallization provides readers with a broad, in-depth guide on the subject, covering the numerous problems encountered during crystallization as well as solutions to resolve those problems to achieve the desired result."--Provided by publisher
Other Author Piorkowska, Ewa, editor.
Rutledge, Gregory Charles, editor.
Other Title Print version: Handbook of polymer crystallization. Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2013] 9780470380239