Isoprenoids, Latex, Rubber, and Vulcanization - Freshman Organic Chemistry - Michael McBride - Lecture 16 of 38 - Video-lecture

Video-lecture, Organic Chemistry

Description: Latex, the polymer of IPP, became commercially important when Charles Goodyear, a New Haven native, discovered how to vulcanize rubber. Statistical mechanics explains such curious properties of rubber as contraction upon heating when tightly stretched.
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University: Yale University (CT)