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The effect of temperature jumps during polymer crystallization

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Temperature changes during the growth of lamellar polymer crystals give rise to steps on the surface of the crystals. It has recently been suggested that these steps could provide important insights into the mechanism of polymer crystallization. In particular, a characterization of the profiles of these steps might reveal the fixed-point attractor that underlies a recently proposed crystallization mechanism. Here we examine this hypothesis by performing simulations of such temperature jumps u...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Chemistry
Sub department:
Physical & Theoretical Chem
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
POLYMER
Volume:
41
Issue:
4
Pages:
1519-1528
Publication date:
2000-02-01
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ISSN:
0032-3861
Source identifiers:
37299
Language:
English
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pubs:37299
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uuid:f1c4f950-ba5a-4cca-9794-8965d2d0d759
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pubs:37299
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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