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Episode 17: Perfecting Polymers Processing

A look at the basics of polymers followed by an interview with Alex Reed CEO of Fluence Analytics, a company specializing in polymer processing data.

Bonus Episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOrW1ldV3C4

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Barrios VA, Méndez JR, Aguilar NV, Espinosa GA, Rodríguez JL. FTIR–An Essential Characterization Technique for Polymeric Materials. Infrared Spectroscopy-Materials Science, Engineering and Technology. 2012 Apr 25:195-214.

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