Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Lyotropin Polymer

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_7087

Polymers that decompose before melting but that form liquid crystals in solution under appropriate condition. They can be extruded from high concentration dopes to give fibers of high modulus and orientation for use in advanced composites, tire cord, ballistic protective devices, etc.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA