Influence of X-rays on the thermal properties of poly(methyl methacrylate)

Małgorzata Gil, Grzegorz Wójcik, Kamil Szewczyk, Janusz Pędzisz, Jarosław Kopeć, Lidia Czyżewska, Aleksander Walewski, Andrzej Gorgol, Wiesław Podkościelny, Paweł Mergo

Abstract


The aim of this work was to determine the influence of X-rays, on the thermal properties of poly(methyl methacrylate), which is typically used as a material in technology of polymer optical fibers. The thermal properties of the optical polymer (PMMA - poly(methyl methacrylate) after the radiation were evaluated using Thermogravimetry analysis (TGA).

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Photonics Letters of Poland - A Publication of the Photonics Society of Poland
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