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A new etching method for the electron microscopy of semicrystalline poly(ethylene oxide)

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Poly(ethylene oxide) (PEO) is one of the water-soluble polymers. We have developed a first etching method for water-soluble polymers using sodium ethoxide dissolved in ethanol.

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Bu, H.S., Cheng, S.Z.D. & Wunderlich, B. A new etching method for the electron microscopy of semicrystalline poly(ethylene oxide). Polymer Bulletin 17, 567–571 (1987). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00283095

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Keywords

  • Oxide
  • Sodium
  • Polymer
  • Ethylene
  • Microscopy