Micro-phase Separation via Spinodal-like Decomposition in Hexamethylynediisocyanate (HDI)-polyurea
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- Kulkarni, A.S., Beaucage, G., Wilkes, G.L. et al. J Inorg Organomet Polym (2012) 22: 624. doi:10.1007/s10904-012-9669-9
Micro-phase separation in hexamethylynediisocyanate-polyurea was studied using small-angle X-ray scattering and infrared absorption. It was found that phase separation in this system followed spinodal-like decomposition on a 3–4 nm size scale with phase separation occuring on a time scale of days.