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Date of Award
Open Access Dissertation
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Polymer Science and Engineering
In spite of the large amount of work expended in the study of crystallization of polymers , the nature of the surfaces responsible for heterogeneous nucleation and the mechanism as to how foreign surfaces induce nucleation are poorly understood. The present investigation has been directed toward a better understanding of the behavior of surfaces in the nucleation of polymer crystals from the melt.
Chatterjee, Ananda Mohan, "Heterogeneous nucleation in the crystallization of high polymers from the melt." (1974). Doctoral Dissertations 1896 - February 2014. 598.