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Controlling thermal conductivity of polymers with light

Phys.org - Mon 11 Mar 19

Polymers are regularly used as thermal insulators for everything from keeping beverages hot to keeping sensitive electronics cool. In some cases, polymers can even be used as thermal conductors ...

Controlling thermal conductivity of polymers with light, ScienceDaily - Mon 11 Mar 19
Controlling thermal conductivity of polymers with light, Eurekalert - Mon 11 Mar 19

Researchers develop tool to probe plastics' behavior down to the molecular scale

Phys.org - Mon 11 Mar 19

Consider the humble tire. Sitting outside on a frigid winter day, it's hard as a stone, yet when spinning under a drag racer, a tire becomes warmly pliable. For everyday materials, from glass ...

Tool Developed to Probe Behavior of Plastic Down to the Molecular Scale

Laboratory Equipment - Wed 13 Mar 19

NewsThe new tool measures transition temperatures in substances composed of two kinds of plastics, or polymers. Contributed Author: Princeton UniversityTopics: Chemistry