Polyolefins — What Next?

  • H. F. Mark
Conference paper


In this Symposium on “Advances in Polyolefins” a galaxy of distinguished experts have presented an impressive and stimulating account of the recent developments in Science and Engineering of this important class of polymeric materials. Professor Raymond B. Seymour, the organizer of the Symposium has kindly asked me to add a “Concluding Chapter” to it. This chapter could have been a “Summary” or a “Forecast.” The other chapters represent a closely knit and complete survey of the “Advances” — therefore, a “Summary” would not make much sense.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. F. Mark
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  1. 1.Polytechnic UniversityBrooklynUSA

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