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‘‘Lozenge’’ contour plots in scattering from polymer networks

By D.J. Read and T.C.B. McLeish

Abstract

We present a consistent explanation for the appearance of “lozenge” shapes in contour plots of the two dimensional scattering intensity from stretched polymer networks. By explicitly averaging over quenched variables in a tube model, we show that lozenge patterns arise as a result of chain material that is not directly deformed by the stretch. We obtain excellent agreement with experimental data.\ud \u

Publisher: American Physical Society
Year: 1997
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.whiterose.ac.uk:1502

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