Shifting Paradigms in Polymer Crystallization

  • Murugappan Muthukumar
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 714)


Classical concepts on polymer crystallization are under revision, due to the demands made by a wealth of new information acquired from experiments and computer simulations that explore the time-resolved molecular details of the crystallization process. A brief summary of the classical ideas and the contrasting new results is presented here.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Murugappan Muthukumar
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  1. 1.Polymer Science and Engineering Department, Materials Research Science and Engineering CenterUniversity of MassachusettsAmherstUSA

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