The effect of flow on the miscibility of a polymer blend

K. A. Mazich*, S. H. Carr

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Results indicating the extent to which flow in a miscible polymer blend can displace the phase separation temperature are reported. Data were obtained on the system, polystyrene/poly (vinyl methyl ether), in the temperature ranges where it undergoes exsolution upon heating. The theoretical framework for the observed flow-induced miscibility is described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5511-5514
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Applied Physics
Issue number10
StatePublished - Dec 1 1983

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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