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How Do Orientation Fluctuations Evolve to Crystals?

  • Zhicheng Xiao
  • Jan Ilavsky
  • Gabrielle G. Long
  • Yvonne A. Akpalu
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 714)

Abstract

Light and synchrotron X-ray scattering are used to probe structure formation during isothermal crystallization of an ethylene-1-hexene copolymer (EH064, M w = 70,000 g/mol, ρ = 0.900 g/cm3, M w /M n ~ 2, 6.4 mole percent hexene) andan ethylene-1-butene copolymer (EB059, M w = 70,000 g/mol, ρ = 0.905 g/cm3, M w /M n ~ 2, 5.9 mole percent butene).

Keywords

Crystallization Temperature Isothermal Crystallization Fractal Object Advance Photon Source Peak Melting Temperature 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhicheng Xiao
    • 1
  • Jan Ilavsky
    • 2
  • Gabrielle G. Long
    • 2
  • Yvonne A. Akpalu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Chemistry and Chemical BiologyRensselaer Polytechnic InstituteTroyUSA
  2. 2.X-Ray Science DivisionArgonne National LaboratoryArgonneUSA

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