• Thermal expansion of irradiated nylon-6 from 10 K to 340 K

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      Thermal expansion; low temperature; γ-irradiation; nylon-6; polymer

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      Thermal expansion of irradiated nylon-6 has been studied in the temperature range 10 to 340 K using a three-terminal capacitance bridge technique. Irradiation is carried out using cobalt-60 γ-rays up to 500 Mrad dosage. Radiation enhances chain scission over crosslinking. α increases from 0 to 250 Mrad between 10 to 340 K and not much variation is observed between 250 to 500 Mrad for samples from 10 to 250 K.

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      H S Jayanna1 S V Subramanyam1

      1. Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - 560 012, India
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