Abbreviations and Symbols.
I: BLOCK COPOLYMER SYNTHESIS.
1 Block Copolymers by Anionic Polymerization.
2 Block Copolymers by Cationic Polymerization.
3 Block Copolymers by Living Free Radical Polymerization.
4 Block Copolymers by Group Transfer Polymerization.
5 Block Copolymers by Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerization.
6 Synthesis of Block Copolymers by a Combination of Different Polymerization Methods.
7 Synthesis of Block Copolymers by Chemical Modification.
8 Nonlinear Block Copolymers.
II: MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF BLOCK COPOLYMERS.
9 Molecular Characterization of Block Copolymers.
III: SOLUTION PROPERTIES OF BLOCK COPOLYMERS.
10 Dilute Solutions of Block Copolymers in Nonselective Solvents.
11 Dilute Solutions of Block Copolymers in Selective Solvents.
12 Adsorption of Block Copolymers At Solid-Liquid Interfaces.
IV: PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF BLOCK COPOLYMERS.
14 Structure Factor and Chain Architecture.
15 Block Copolymer Phase State.
16 Viscoelastic Properties of Block Copolymers.
17 Phase Transformation Kinetics.
18 Block Copolymers with Strongly Interacting Groups.
19 Block Copolymer Morphology.
20 Block Copolymer Dynamics.
21 Block Copolymer Applications.
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