Study on conformational transition phenomena of poly(methyl methacrylate) in acetonitrile near theta conditions

Dogan M., Kuntman A.

POLYMER INTERNATIONAL, vol.49, no.12, pp.1648-1652, 2000 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1648-1652
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: No


The coil-globule transition for poly(methyl methacrylate);(PMMA) has been studied in a theta solvent, acetonitrile (theta =45 degreesC). The viscosity of PMMA was measured as a function of temperature in the range 26-55 degreesC. The contraction and expansion of the molecular chains are determined using the measured viscosity values.