Time-resolved Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, gravimetry, and thermodynamic modeling for a molecular level description of water sorption in poly(ε-caprolactone).

@article{Musto2014TimeresolvedFT,
  title={Time-resolved Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, gravimetry, and thermodynamic modeling for a molecular level description of water sorption in poly($\epsilon$-caprolactone).},
  author={P. Musto and M. Galizia and M. Pannico and Giuseppe Scherillo and G. Mensitieri},
  journal={The journal of physical chemistry. B},
  year={2014},
  volume={118 26},
  pages={
          7414-29
        }
}
Sorption of water in poly(ε-caprolactone) (PCL), with specific focus on the hydrogen-bonding interactions, has been analyzed by combining ab initio calculations, macroscopic thermodynamics modeling, and relevant features emerging from spectroscopic and gravimetric measurements. Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) data, analyzed by difference spectroscopy, two-dimensional correlation spectroscopy, and least-squares curve-fitting analysis associated with gravimetric determination of water sorption… Expand
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