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dc.contributor.authorBao, W.*
dc.contributor.authorWu, H.*
dc.contributor.authorGuo, S.*
dc.contributor.authorParadkar, Anant R.*
dc.contributor.authorKelly, Adrian L.*
dc.contributor.authorBrown, Elaine C.*
dc.contributor.authorCoates, Philip D.*
dc.date.accessioned2016-03-31T12:39:19Z
dc.date.available2016-03-31T12:39:19Z
dc.date.issued2014
dc.identifier.citationBao W, Wu H, Guo S et al (2014) Effect of Ultrasound on Molecular Structure Development of Polylactide. Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering. 53(9): 927-934.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10454/8027
dc.descriptionYesen_US
dc.description.abstractIn this work, effect of ultrasound on molecular structure development of Polylactide (PLA) was studied. It was found that the intrinsic viscosity of PLA decreased with increasing treating time, temperature and ultrasound time. Different from traditional thermal degradation of PLA, the degradation of PLA under ultrasound treatment showed that chain scission and chain combination of PLA competed with each other in the degradation process, which could be divided into two steps. The mechanism of ultrasound degradation of PLA was proposed. Furthermore, Thermal properties were characterized by DSC to show heat and ultrasound effects on molecular structure development of PLA.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rights© 2014 Taylor and Francis. Full-text reproduced in accordance with the publisher’s self-archiving policy. This is an Author's Original Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering on 20 May 2014. It is available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03602559.2014.886062.en_US
dc.subjectCombination; Degradation; Molecular structure; Polylactide; Ultrasounden_US
dc.titleEffect of Ultrasound on Molecular Structure Development of Polylactideen_US
dc.status.refereedYesen_US
dc.date.Accepted2014
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.type.versionAccepted Manuscripten_US
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1080/03602559.2014.886062
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