Quality Control Based on Rheological Molecular Weight Distribution Fingerprints

  • Hartmut Braun
  • Hans-Michael Petri
  • José-Maria Madjedo
Conference paper


Conventional gel permeation chromatography (GPC) is a well-established method to measure the molecular weight distribution (MWD), but it is also known for its weaknesses, which are e. g. solubility of the polymer, expensive intruments, time-consuming procedures and less sensitivity for high molecular components.


Molecular Weight Distribution Relaxation Function Rheological Method Molecular Weight Distribution Curve Double Reptation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hartmut Braun
    • 1
  • Hans-Michael Petri
    • 1
  • José-Maria Madjedo
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Gebrüder Haake GmbHKarlsruheGermany
  2. 2.Escuela Politecnica SuperiorPalos de la Frontera, HuelvaSpain

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