Decay of Radicals in Polymer Matrices

  • A. Plonka
Part of the Lecture Notes in Chemistry book series (LNC, volume 40)


It was rationalized (Emanuel 1981) that to describe the kinetic processes involving radicals in polymer matrices one has to use an integro-differential equation which for the case of simple monomolecular reactions reads
$$- d\left[ R \right]/dt = \int_0^\infty {kR\left( k \right)dk}$$
where R(k) denotes the distribution of radicals according to their reactivity expressed in terms of reaction rate constant k.


Methyl Methacrylate Polymer Matrice Glass Transition Region Electron Spin Reso Polym Phys 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Plonka
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  1. 1.Institute for Applied Radiation ChemistryTechnical University (Politechnika)Lódź Wroblewskiego 15Poland

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