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Anomalous behaviour of ultrahigh molecular weight poly(methyl methacrylate) in the converging and shear flows
Author/Authors :
Tatiana Budtova، نويسنده , , Nina Belʹnikevich، نويسنده , , Zoolsho Zoolshoev، نويسنده ,
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روزنامه با شماره پیاپی سال 2001
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Abstract :
The shear and converging flows of ultrahigh molecular weight poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) solutions is compared with the flow of polystyrene solutions of a similar molecular weight. Two processes occur during the flow of PMMA solution: (i) stereo-complexes that are formed in semi-dilute solutions are reversibly destroyed above a certain stress and/or at elevated temperature and (ii) polymer chains are irreversibly broken in strong shear and converging flows.
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European Polymer Journal(EPJ)
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