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Polymer Mechanics

, Volume 5, Issue 5, pp 824–826 | Cite as

Effect of ultraviolet radiation on the lifetime of polymers under load in the low-stress region

  • T. B. Boboev
  • V. R. Regel'
  • N. N. Chernyi
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Abstract

In the low-stress region the lifetime of polymers placed under load in the presence of UV radiation is appreciably greater in a vacuum than in air. This indicates that the ambient medium plays an important part in the process of restoration of broken bonds and that the knee on the log τ=f(σ) curve is at least partly due to recombination processes.

Keywords

Radiation Polymer Recombination Ultraviolet Radiation Recombination Process 
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© Consultants Bureau 1972

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  • T. B. Boboev
  • V. R. Regel'
  • N. N. Chernyi

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