A thermodynamic theory of polymer solutions, first formulated independently by Flory
and by Huggins, in which the thermodynamic quantities of the solution are derived
from a simple concept of combinatorial entropy
of mixing and a reduced Gibbs energy parameter, the 'χ parameter
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