ID 1089


Transcrystalline Isotactic Polypropylene Studied by

Synchrotron Microbeam X-Ray Diffraction



Eric Assouline1,2, Ellen Wachtel2, Arnold Lustiger3

Stephane Grigull,4 H. Daniel Wagner2 and Gad Marom1

1 Casali Institute of Applied Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel

2 Department of Materials and Interfaces, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot 76100, Israel

3 ExxonMobil Research and Engineering, Route 22 East, Annandale, NJ 08801, USA

4 ESRF,  BP 220, Grenoble Cedex, F-38 043, France


Keywords: polypropylene, transcrystallinity, morphology