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Introduction

This book reviews recent advances in polymer swelling resulting from the use of novel microporous composite films. It offers a new approach to understanding sorption processes in polymer-liquid systems based on the molecular structures of the sorbed molecules and the repeat unit of the sorbent polymer. It is shown how the adsorption parameters obtained in these studies relate meaningfully with the Flory-Huggins interaction parameters. This implies that these adsorption parameters have relevance not only for swelling and drying of polymers, but also for other phenomena in which molecular sorption plays an important role, such as in chromatography and in membrane permeation.

Keywords

Kunststoff Makromolekül Permeation Thermodynamik composite polymer polymers

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/BFb0018037
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag 1991
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-53497-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-46323-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0065-3195
  • Series Online ISSN 1436-5030
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