Characterization of Solid Polymers New techniques and developments

The last decade or so has seen a dramatic increase in the amount of detailed structural information available from a range of experimental techniques. Exciting new techniques such as atomic force microscopy have become widely available, while the potential of established methods like X-ray diffracti...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Spells, S.J. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 1994, 1994
Edition:1st ed. 1994
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The last decade or so has seen a dramatic increase in the amount of detailed structural information available from a range of experimental techniques. Exciting new techniques such as atomic force microscopy have become widely available, while the potential of established methods like X-ray diffraction and electron microscopy has been greatly enhanced by powerful new sources and analytical methods. Progress in computing has also had a widespread impact: in areas such as neutron scattering, large data sets can now be manipulated more readily. The software supplied with commercial instruments generally provides more sophisti­ cated analytical facilities, while time-resolved X-ray studies rely on rapid data handling capabilities. The polymer scientist is faced with an expanding array of experimental tools for addressing both fundamental science and industrial problems. This work reviews some recent developments in structural techniques, with the aim of presenting the current 'state of the art' in a selection of areas
Physical Description:XII, 368 p online resource
ISBN:9789401112628