6. Determination of Molar Masses and Study of Conformations and Morphologies by Physical Methods

  1. Yves Gnanou and
  2. Michel Fontanille

Published Online: 16 JUL 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470238127.ch6

Organic and Physical Chemistry of Polymers

Organic and Physical Chemistry of Polymers

How to Cite

Gnanou, Y. and Fontanille, M. (2008) Determination of Molar Masses and Study of Conformations and Morphologies by Physical Methods, in Organic and Physical Chemistry of Polymers, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470238127.ch6

Author Information

  1. Bordeaux, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JUL 2007
  2. Published Print: 8 FEB 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471725435

Online ISBN: 9780470238127

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Keywords:

  • colligative methods - molar mass determination;
  • polymer mass spectrometry;
  • chain orientation and birefringence measurement

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Determination of Molar Masses by Colligative Methods

  • Macromolecular Masses and Sizes by Scattering Techniques

  • Mass Spectrometry Applied to Polymers

  • Viscosity of Dilute Solutions—Measurement of Molar Masses by Viscometry

  • Application of Size Exclusion Chromatography to the Study of Molar Masses and their Distribution

  • Study of Regular Conformational Structures—Principle of Fiber Pattern

  • Determination of the Degree of Crystallinity (X)

  • Study of Spherulites

  • Determination of Chain Orientation

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