Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Random Copolymers

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9760

n A copolymer consisting of alternating segments of two different monomeric units of random lengths, including single molecules. A random copolymer usually results from the copolymerization of two monomers in the presence of a free-radical initiator, for example the so-produced rubbery copolymer of ethylene and propylene.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA