|Recent Topics on Rubber Materials and Inhomogeneity
Nagaoka University of Technology, Department of Chemistry
Nippon Gomu Kyokaishi,(2005),78(5),176-179 General Review in Japanese
Weak-interaction system takes change toward homogenization due to the principle of increase of entropy. In some cases, however, nature likes inhomogeneity. An example can be found in the great wall in universe. Recently, several studies on rubber materials are in progress from such the viewpoint. Some of them are introduced in this article.
Rubber, Filler, Network, Homogeneity, Inhomogeneity