Crystallization In Multiphase Polymer Systems by Sabu ThomasCrystallization In Multiphase Polymer Systems by Sabu Thomas

Crystallization In Multiphase Polymer Systems

bySabu ThomasEditorMohammed Arif P., E. Bhoje Gowd

Paperback | September 20, 2017

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Crystallization in Multiphase Polymer Systemsis the first book that explains in depth the crystallization behavior of multiphase polymer systems. Polymeric structures are more complex in nature than other material structures due to their significant structural disorder. Most of the polymers used today are semicrystalline, and the subject of crystallization is still one of the major issues relating to the performance of semicrystalline polymers in the modern polymer industry.

The study of the crystallization processes, crystalline morphologies and other phase transitions is of great significance for the understanding the structure-property relationships of these systems. Crystallization in block copolymers, miscible blends, immiscible blends, and polymer composites and nanocomposites is thoroughly discussed and represents the core coverage of this book. The book critically analyzes the kinetics of nucleation and growth process of the crystalline phases in multi-component polymer systems in different length scales, from macro to nanoscale.

Various experimental techniques used for the characterization of polymer crystallization process are discussed. Written by experts in the field of polymer crystallization, this book is a unique source and enables professionals and students to understand crystallization behavior in multiphase polymer systems such as block copolymers, polymer blends, composites and nanocomposites.



  • Covers crystallization of multiphase polymer systems, including copolymers, blends and nanocomposites
  • Features comprehensive, detailed information about the basic research, practical applications and new developments for these polymeric materials
  • Analyzes the kinetics of nucleation and growth process of the crystalline phases in multi-component polymer systems in different length scales, from macro to nanoscale
Prof. Sabu Thomas is the Director of International and Interuniversity Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. Prof. Thomas has (co-)authored 700 papers in international peer-reviewed journals in the area of polymer science and nanomaterials. He has organized several internationa...
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Title:Crystallization In Multiphase Polymer SystemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:610 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:September 20, 2017Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128094532

ISBN - 13:9780128094532

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction on Crystallization in Multiphase Polymer Systems

2. Theoretical aspects of polymer crystallization in multiphase systems

3. Developments of experimental techniques in understanding the polymer crystallization

4. Effects of Mass Transport on Crystallization from Miscible Polymer Blends

5. Crystallization behavior of crystalline-amorphous and crystalline-crystalline block copolymers containing poly(Ÿ -lactide)

6. Crystallization and Morphology of Block Copolymers and Terpolymers with more than one Crystallizable Block

7. Crystallization behaviour of semicrystalline immiscible polymer blends

8. Crystallization behaviour of semicrystalline miscible blends

9. Fractionated crystallisation of polymer blends

10. Crystallization behaviour of polymer nanocomposites

11. Crystallisation of polymer blend nanocomposites

12. Trans-crystallization in polymer composites and nanocomposites

13. Crystallization of polymers in confined geometries

14. Crystallization behavior of semicrystalline polymers in the presence of nucleating agent

15. Strain induced crystallization

16. Effect of Ionic Liquids on the Crystallization Kinetics of various Polymers and Polymer electrolytes

17. Stereocomplex Crystallization of Polymers with Complementary Configuration