The structure and properties of poly(vinyl alcohol), poly(methyl vinyl
ether) and poly(ethyl vinyl ether) have been modified by the addition of
metal salts to give single phase polymeric compounds. The metals have been
selected from the Group I and transition elements of the periodic table. [Continues.]
A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.
Science Research Council and Plessey
Limited (C.A.S.E. studentship).