An approach to the formation and growth of new phases with application to polymer crystallization: effect of finite size, metastability, and Ostwald's rule of stages

A. Keller, M. Hikosaka, S. Rastogi, A. Toda, P.J. Barham, G. Goldbeck-Wood

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    Abstract

    A review with 42 refs. aims to link chain-folded polymer crystn. to extended-chain crystn., the latter typified by the crystn. of polyethylene (PE) under pressure. Issues of wider generality are also raised for crystal growth and for phase transformations. [on SciFinder (R)]
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)2579-2604
    JournalJournal of Materials Science
    Volume29
    Issue number10
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1994

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