with junction points or zones formed by physically interacting chains which need not be permanent.
- The junction points or zones need not be permanent over the time scale of the observation or measurement.
- The interaction can be due to hydrogen bonds, π–π interactions, chain entanglements, etc.
- Modification of the entry given as a note within the definition of network in polymer chemistry.
PAC, 2007, 79, 1801
(Definitions of terms relating to the structure and processing of sols, gels, networks, and inorganic-organic hybrid materials (IUPAC Recommendations 2007))
on page 1815