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Raman spectroscopy: a useful tool for characterizing the polymerization kinetics of polyurethanes.
Department of Polymer Engineering (2001)
  • Mukerrem Cakmak
Abstract

In this study, the polymerization kinetics of an uncatalyzed polyester based thermoplastic polyurethane formulation was investigated with Raman spectroscopy. The normalized scattering intensity of the 1530 cm-1 diisocyanate band was used to calculate conversion as a function of time. Kinetic parameters obtained from these experiments correlated well with those obtained from analogous calorimetric experiments.

Publication Date
October 1, 2001
Citation Information
Mukerrem Cakmak. "Raman spectroscopy: a useful tool for characterizing the polymerization kinetics of polyurethanes." Department of Polymer Engineering (2001)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mukerrem_cakmak/89/