Chapter 2. Structural Basis of High-Strength High-Modulus Polymers

  1. Stoyko Fakirov
  1. V. A. Marikhin and
  2. L. P. Myasnikova

Published Online: 28 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527615056.ch2

Oriented Polymer Materials

Oriented Polymer Materials

How to Cite

Marikhin, V. A. and Myasnikova, L. P. (1996) Structural Basis of High-Strength High-Modulus Polymers, in Oriented Polymer Materials (ed S. Fakirov), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527615056.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 APR 1996

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527296934

Online ISBN: 9783527615056



  • macromolecules;
  • intralamellar;
  • micronecks;
  • recrystallization;
  • microdeformation


The chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Structural transformation in semicrystalline polymers on stretching

  • Deformation-induced strengthening of semicrystalline polymers

  • Mechanical properties of highly oriented polymers

  • Thermal properties of superstrong high-modulus polymers

  • Structural peculiarities of highly oriented polymers