About Polymer Materials
Polymer science or macromolecular science is a subfield of materials science concerned with polymers, primarily synthetic polymers such as plastics. The field of polymer science includes researchers in multiple disciplines including chemistry, physics, and engineering.
This science comprises three main sub-disciplines - polymer chemistry or macromolecular chemistry is concerned with the chemical synthesis and chemical properties of polymers. Polymer physics is concerned with the bulk properties of polymer materials and engineering applications. Lastly, Polymer characterization is concerned with the analysis of chemical structure and morphology and the determination of physical properties in relation to compositional and structural parameters.
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