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Date of Award
Open Access Dissertation
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Polymer Science and Engineering
The physical and chemical interactions between polymer chains are of fundamental importance to the macroscopic properties of these materials. Physical interactions, e.g. entanglements, contribute to the high strength and viscosity of polymers relative to low molecular weight compounds of similar structure.
McKenna, Lawrence William, "The physical properties of organic polymers containing ions." (1970). Doctoral Dissertations 1896 - February 2014. 582.