Large Amplitude Oscillatory Shear Induces Crystal Chain Orientation in Velocity Gradient Direction

Imposition of large amplitude oscillatory shear on crystallizing polymer melts results in lamellar orientation in the shear gradient direction, in contrast to the flow-orientation observed for steady shear

K. Sreenivas

2013

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  • Imposition of large amplitude oscillatory shear on crystallizing polymer melts results in lamellar orientation in the shear gradient direction, in contrast to the flow-orientation observed for steady shear
  • LAOS enhances the formation of plate-like nuclei and orients their normals in the gradient direction
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