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Optical Engineering

Polarizing microscope for studies of the effects of an electric field on crystallization of polymers
Author(s): Andrzej Wasiak; Pawel Sajkiewicz
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Paper Abstract

A system for experimental investigations of phase transitions under the electric field by means of polarizing microscope is described. The microscope is equipped with a video camera and a video digitizer, enabling the acquisition of patterns directly into the computer memory. The application of the system to the measurements of crystallization kinetics of polymers with and without an electric field is shown. The physical background of crystallization kinetics in polymer systems is also given.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1995
PDF: 5 pages
Opt. Eng. 34(12) doi: 10.1117/12.213444
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 34, Issue 12
Show Author Affiliations
Andrzej Wasiak, Polish Academy of Sciences (Poland)
Pawel Sajkiewicz, Polish Academy of Sciences (Poland)


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