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Polymer Miscibility and Kinetics of Pressure — Induced Phase Separation in Near-Critical and Supercritical Fluids

  • E. Kiran
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Part of the NATO Science Series book series (NSSE, volume 366)

Abstract

Polymers are long chain molecules that have become an indispensable part of the modem day living. They form the basis for materials of choice that are customized for a wide range of applications from baby diapers to medical devices, to computer boards. A variety of techniques are used in the synthesis, modification and processing of polymeric materials for a given end-use application.

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Polymer Concentration Supercritical Fluid Lower Critical Solution Temperature Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Spinodal Decomposition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Kiran
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Chemical EngineeringUniversity of MaineOronoUSA
  2. 2.Department of Chemical EngineeringVirginia TechBlacksburgUSA

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