Isothermal Relaxation of Rubbed Polystyrene Thin Films Probed with Optical Birefringence MeasurementsModern Physics Letters B
AbstractOptical birefringence measurements were used to observe the isothermal relaxation of rubbed polystyrene films on silica substrates below the glass transition temperature. The relaxation dynamics were described by the Kohlrausch-Williams-Watts relaxation function with Arrhenius temperature dependence on relaxation time. The isothermal results were in good agreement with results obtained using a 1 K min -1 heating rate.
Citation InformationAlexander D. Schwab, Bharat Acharya, Satyendra Kumar and Ali Dhinojwala. "Isothermal Relaxation of Rubbed Polystyrene Thin Films Probed with Optical Birefringence Measurements" Modern Physics Letters B Vol. 16 Iss. 23 (2002) p. 415 - 421
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