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Probing Nanoscale Morphology of PS/PMMA/CdS & PS/PVC/CdS Polymeric Nanocomposites through Small Angle X-Ray Scattering Analysis

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Polymeric nanocomposites of PS/PMMA/CdS and PS/PVC/CdS samples have been synthesized through dispersion solution casting technique. The nanoparrticles of CdS were prepared by simple chemical method using CdCl2 and H2S gas produced from thiourea. The nanoscale morphology of the prepared polymeric nanocomposite samples is probed through small angle X-ray scattering (SAXS). The SAXS study reveals that CdS nanoparticles take place at voids position in the respective plymer blend matrix and exhibit their nano nature with very little tendency to agglomerates.

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Mathur, V. and Sharma, K. (2014) Probing Nanoscale Morphology of PS/PMMA/CdS & PS/PVC/CdS Polymeric Nanocomposites through Small Angle X-Ray Scattering Analysis. Modern Instrumentation, 3, 25-28. doi: 10.4236/mi.2014.34004.

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