The molecular process by which (i) amorphous or poorly ordered regions of a polymer specimen become incorporated into crystals, or (ii) a change to a more stable crystal structure takes place, or (iii) defects within the crystal decrease.
- @S05515@ may be involved in the reorganization process.
- Reorganization may result from annealing.
- Points (i) and (ii) above may also be called crystal perfection.
Purple Book, 1st ed., p. 85 (http://old.iupac.org/publications/books/author/metanomski.html)