How polyethene came about

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Polyethene (PE) is the world’s most common polymer, with applications from low-cost to extreme-performance products. Its origin, as low-density LDPE, can be traced back to a long tradition in fundamental thermodynamics and to a liberal international universityindustry collaboration. A first application became of world-wide significance 75 years ago.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)19-22
Number of pages4
JournalEurophysics News
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2018


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