soft-segment phase domain

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Note:
Soft-segment phase domains are often larger than hard-segment phase domains and are often continuous.
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]