Monte Carlo method with a model of free-radical cross-linked polymerization in a continuous system was used to investigate polymer networks. The model was based on the correlation between the distribution of the degree of polymerization for clusters and light scattering experiments. It was found that the weighted-average degree of polymerization differs between the gel phase and the other phases. Results showed that outer linkers, based on these phases, play an important role in the gel formation by connecting two polymers.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physics and Astronomy(all)
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry