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Studies of polymer-filler interactions in filled systems



Alamgir Karim, Jack F. Douglas, K A. Barnes, A Nakatani, D W. Liu, Eric J. Amis


We observe that the presence of filler partiocles can have a major impact on the properties of filled polymer blend materials. The filler particles, which are found in many commercial polymer blends, modify the phase boundary (interfacial tension, rate of phase separation), the geometrical form of the phase separation morphology, the transport properties of the filled polymer material, and the stability of polymer films against dewetting.
ACS PMSE Preprint


Dewetting suppression, Fillers, nanofillers, Phase separation, polymer-filler interactions


Karim, A. , Douglas, J. , Barnes, K. , Nakatani, A. , Liu, D. and Amis, E. (2001), Studies of polymer-filler interactions in filled systems, ACS PMSE Preprint, [online], (Accessed April 14, 2024)
Created July 31, 2001, Updated October 12, 2021