Methods and Techniques for Synthesis, Characterization, Processing, and Modification of Polymers

  • Dietrich Braun
  • Harald Cherdron
  • Helmut Ritter


In this chapter, the fundamentals and the most common methods and techniques for synthesis, processing, characterization, and modification of macro-molecular materials are described briefly, as an introduction to the special Chaps. 3,4, and 5. The main emphasis is on the description of the methods and techniques used in the laboratory, but examples from industrial practice are also mentioned.


Radical Polymerization Molecular Weight Distribution Emulsion Polymerization Lower Critical Solution Temperature Vinyl Acetate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dietrich Braun
    • 1
  • Harald Cherdron
    • 2
  • Helmut Ritter
    • 3
  1. 1.Deutsches Kunststoff-InstitutDarmstadtGermany
  2. 2.WiesbadenGermany
  3. 3.Institute of Organic ChemistryJohannes-Gutenberg-UniversitätMainzGermany

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