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Biodegradation of films of polypropylene (PP), poly(hydroxyvutyrate-valerate)(PHBV) and blend pre-irradiated with UV light

Grant number: 10/02163-6
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): May 01, 2010
Effective date (End): October 31, 2011
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Chemistry - Physical-Chemistry
Principal Investigator:Sandra Mara Martins Franchetti
Grantee:Mateus Eugenio Boscaro
Host Institution: Instituto de Biociências (IB). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Rio Claro. Rio Claro , SP, Brazil


This work intends to investigate the effect of sun light radiation on the polymers and blend films of polypropylene (PP) and poly(hidroxybutirate-valerate) (PHBV), throught Fourier transform infrared (FTIR, refletion infrared (ATR), scanning electronic microscopy (SEM)and contact angle.

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