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The effect nano- and micron- filler grain sizes in the polymer electrolytes were studied. Bonding formation among host polymer and other additives have been studied using FTIR. Particle sizes were calculated through Debye-Scherrer equation. This work considers the effect of instrument broadening to further improve the accuracy of particle broadening for particle size calculation. Amorphousity level are computed from DSC thermograms.
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A detailed particle size analysis is performed based on XRD patterns by using Debye-Scherrer equation. The broadening effect caused by instrument is taken into consideration for a more accurate calculation of particle size. The percentage of crystallinity based on the melting enthalphy change value are also analysed based on the DSC thermograms.
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This page is a summary of: Characterizations of PMMA-based polymer electrolyte membranes with Al2O3, Journal of Polymer Engineering, June 2019, De Gruyter, DOI: 10.1515/polyeng-2019-0088.
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