Intermolecular interactions and paramagnetism in polymers with conjugated double bonds

A. A. Berlin*, G. A. Vinogradov, Yu A. Berlin

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Abstract

The main reasons for the formation of intermolecular associates of conjugated polymers have been considered. It was found that paramagnetic centres play a determining role in these processes. Their role amounts to the formation of weak chemical bonds. Possible mechanisms of formation of the paramagnetic centres were discussed. It is thought that a determining role is played by the formation of biradicals and by thermal occupation of low energy triplet levels. The local activation effect is thought to consist in the removal of the prohibition of singlet-triplet transitions in the course of the reaction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)952-958
Number of pages7
JournalPolymer Science U.S.S.R.
Volume22
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1980

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  • Engineering(all)

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