A new set-up was developed to analyze rheological response of non transparent polymer surfaces submitted to contact or sliding contact conditions. This is a collaborative work with Holo3 (funding : Carnot MICA).
Research interests :
analysis of viscous flow (contact creep and recovery) and nonlinearities (viscopolasticity) depending on structural parameters of the studied polymers (semicrystalline, anisotropy, etc.)
analysis of the influence of environmental conditions (RH, T) on viscous flow.
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Netherlands,
Holo3, Saint-Louis, France.
Within ICS : CMP.
Main publication :
A. Rubin, D. Favier, P. Danieau, M. Giraudel, J-P. Chambard, C. Gauthier, “Direct observation of contact on non transparent viscoelastic polymers surfaces : a new way to study creep and recovery”, Progress in Organic Coatings, 2016, 99, 134-139 (doi : 10.1016/j.porgcoat.2016.05.014).
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