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Date of Award
Open Access Dissertation
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Polymer Science and Engineering
The concept of crystallization-induced reaction was applied to the ester interchange reaction of copolyester in the solid-state. Two types of copolyesters were employed in this study, namely: (1) poly(cis/trans 1,4-cyclohexylenedimethylene terephthalate) -- a copolyester with both comoners cocrystallizable in the same crystal lattic, and (2) poly(ethylene terephthalate/2-methylsuccinate) -- a copolyester which contains only one type of crystallizable monomer units (ethylene terephthalate repeating unit).
Go, Santos W., "Crystallization-induced reaction of copolyesters." (1972). Doctoral Dissertations 1896 - February 2014. 590.