Orientation-relaxation of polyenes produced in heated PVA film

K. Maruyama, T. Fujiwara, Y. Tanizaki

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The dichroism analysis of polyenes produced in heat-treated and stretched PVA film revealed the orientation-relaxation of PVA polymer chains by successive heat treatment. The degree of orientation-relaxation was estimated by a change of orientation vector.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)856-859
Number of pages4
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1989 May
Externally publishedYes


  • orientation-relaxation
  • poly(vinyl alcohol)
  • polyenes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Materials Chemistry

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