Shear-induced smectic order in isotactic polypropylene revisited

D. Byelov, P. Panine, W.H. Jeu, de

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    Abstract

    We provide evidence that earlier reported smectic ordering in the melt of isotactic polypropylene is not intrinsic to the system but results from the presence of small quantities of calcium stearate. No causal relation exists between this effect and the crystn. properties of iPP.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)288-289
    JournalMacromolecules
    Volume40
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2007

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