Surface glass transition behaviors of glassy polymers

Tisato Kajiyama, Daisuke Kawaguchi, Noriaki Satomi, Keiji Tanaka, Atsushi Takahara

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Abstract

Recent studies of thermal molecular motions at polymer surfaces are reviewed. Although many arguments have been still going on, many results support a consistent notion that surface molecular motion is much more vigorous than that in its interior bulk region. Finally, surface dynamics at temperature below its bulk glass transition is also reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)311-330
Number of pages20
JournalReports on Progress in Polymer Physics in Japan
Volume43
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2000

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Polymers and Plastics

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