Estimating Poly(1-Alkene) Properties from Oligomer and Repeat Unit Dimensions

  • Charles H. Fisher
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The first of the two methods used in the present work to estimate polyolefin properties consisted in using oligomer (n-alkane) properties to calculate limiting properties (P, properties of an infinite-length n-alkane); such limiting properties resemble the corresponding properties of amorphous, linear polyethylene (or amorphous polymethylene, APM).


Repeat Unit Vinyl Ester Formula Weight Homolog Property Molar Refraction 
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  • Charles H. Fisher
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  1. 1.Roanoke CollegeSalemUSA

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