7. Chain Scission and Oxidation

  1. Keizo Makuuchi1 and
  2. Song Cheng2

Published Online: 14 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118162798.ch7

Radiation Processing of Polymer Materials and its Industrial Applications

Radiation Processing of Polymer Materials and its Industrial Applications

How to Cite

Makuuchi, K. and Cheng, S. (2012) Chain Scission and Oxidation, in Radiation Processing of Polymer Materials and its Industrial Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118162798.ch7

Author Information

  1. 1

    EB System Corporation, Japan

  2. 2

    Song Cheng International, LLC, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 6 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470587690

Online ISBN: 9781118162798

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Keywords:

  • chain scission, by ionizing radiation of polymers;
  • chain scission polymers upon irradiation, PTFE, PMMA, cellulose;
  • polymer stability concerns for radiation sterilization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Chemistry and General Technology

  • Synthetic Polymers

  • Cellulose and its Derivatives

  • Polymer Stability Concerns for Radiation Sterilization

  • References