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High Pressure X-Ray Studies of Polyethylene

  • B. A. Newman
  • T. P. Sham
  • K. D. Pae

Abstract

High-pressure x-ray diffraction and optical studies of polymers using the gasketed diamond-anvil cell have been carried out by several investigators [1–5]. Crystallization and crystal phase transitions can be observed directly using these methods. However, there are two serious problems involved in the utilization of the gasketed diamond-anvil cell for such studies. These are Variation of pressure with temperature and the accurate measurement of pressure.

Keywords

Debye Temperature Pressure Crystallization Repulsive Energy Polymorphic Phase Transition Crystal Phase Transition 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. A. Newman
    • 1
  • T. P. Sham
    • 1
  • K. D. Pae
    • 1
  1. 1.Rutgers UniversityNew BrunswickUSA

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