© 1993

Crystallization of Polymers

  • Marcel Dosière

Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (ASIC, volume 405)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introductory Lecture

  3. Morphology and structure of polymer crystals Lamellar and supralamellar organization

  4. Polymer crystal growth Molecular and submolecular organization in polymer crystals

  5. Polymer crystal melting and growth Experimental aspects (I)

  6. Morphology and structure of polymer crystals Liquid crystals and Solvent effects

  7. Structure and polymorphism of polymer crystals

About this book


Since the discovery that polymer single crystals are composed of chain folded macromolecules in 1957, the crystallization of polymers has attracted considerable interest and still provides fascinating and fruitful areas of research. Only a few books have been fully devoted to the crystallization of polymers in the past.
This book contains the proceedings of the NATO ARW devoted to the `Crystallization of Polymers' which took place in September 1992 at the University of Mons-Hainaut (Belgium). In view of the variety of papers devoted to the crystallization of polymers, this book will be used in the next few years as a reference book for scientists concerned in the field of polymer physical chemistry.
Crystallization of Polymers is mainly devoted to the experimental and theoretical study of the crystallization of synthetic polymers. As a kinetic study of the growth of polymer crystals should always be preceded by a morphological or a structural investigation, the structure, the morphology of polymer crystals and more particularly the lamellar and supralamellar organizations, as well as the nature of the crystal amorphous interface are reviewed and discussed.


chemistry crystal macromolecule molecule morphology polymer

Editors and affiliations

  • Marcel Dosière
    • 1
  1. 1.Département des Matériaux et ProcédésUniversité de Mons-HainautMonsBelgium

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Crystallization of Polymers
  • Editors Marcel Dosière
  • Series Title NATO ASI Series
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 1993
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-7923-2350-1
  • Softcover ISBN 978-94-010-4862-0
  • eBook ISBN 978-94-011-1950-4
  • Series ISSN 1389-2185
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XVI, 653
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Condensed Matter Physics
    Polymer Sciences
    Organic Chemistry
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