affine chain behaviour
Behaviour of a @[email protected] in which the junction points deform uniformly with the macroscopic deformation of the @[email protected]
In reality, affine chain behaviour can apply only at small deformations.
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 1818 [Terms] [Paper]