## hard-segment phase domain

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.HT07293
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Note:
Hard-segment phase domains are typically of $$2-15\ \text{nm}$$ linear size.
Source:
PAC, 2004, 76, 1985. (Definition of terms related to polymer blends, composites, and multiphase polymeric materials (IUPAC Recommendations 2004)) on page 2002 [Terms] [Paper]