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Polymer Bulletin

, Volume 29, Issue 3–4, pp 369–375 | Cite as

Chemiluminescence of polyethylene induced by UV irradiation

  • Hayato Kihara
  • Tohru Yabe
  • Satoru Hosoda
Article

Summary

The chemiluminescence (CL) of polyethylene (PE) film induced by UV irradiation was investigated. CL parameter, I0, which indicates the oxidation rate under UV irradiation was obtained from a kinetic analysis. The I0 was found to be valuable to evaluate the durability of PE films.

Keywords

Oxidation Polymer Polyethylene Oxidation Rate Kinetic Analysis 
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© Springer-Verlag 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hayato Kihara
    • 1
  • Tohru Yabe
    • 1
  • Satoru Hosoda
    • 1
  1. 1.Chiba Research LaboratorySumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd.ChibaJapan

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