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Appendix B GLOSSARY OF ABBREVIATIONS ABPBO AIBN BP CW DMA DS-2 El~onol~ FOM gP] Granlar~ HBA HNA HQ IA ICI IPN Ke~lar~ KTP LC(s) LCP(s) MQW Nd:YAG - NLO NOR poly(2,5 -benzoxazole) azobis isobutyronitrile bipheno! chemical warfare dynamic mechanical analysis a caustic mixture of chemicals used as a decontaminant Sumitomo polyester figure of merit grams per denier Granmont/Montedison Polymer LOP hydroxybenzoic acid hydroxynaphthoic acid hydroquinone isophthalic acid Imperial Chemical Industries interpenetrating network Du Pont lyotropic aramid LCP (Kevlar~ aramid fiber) (See PPTA) KTiOPO4 (potassium titanyl phosphate) liquid crystalts) liquid crystalline polymer~s) multiple quantum well neodymium yttrium aluminum garnet nonlinear optics or optical nuclear magnetic resonance 103

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104 OR NTP PBO PBZT PBX PE PEI PET PPTA PTS PVA SEED SHG SRP(ICI) - TA Vectra@) Vectran HIS' nonresonant naphthalene containing thermotropic polyesters polybenzobisoxazole polybenzobisthiazole PBO and PBZT polyethylene polyetherimide polyethylene terephthalate) Poly- p - phenyleneterephthalamide poly(2,4-hexadiyn-1,6-diol-bis-p-toluene sulfonate) polyvinyl alcohol) self-electro-optic device second-harmonic generation ICI polyester LCP terephthalic acid Hoechst-Celanese polyester LCP Hoechst-Celanese LCP Victrex ~- ICI Engineering polymer X7G~ Xydar~ Eastman polyester LCP Amoco polyester LCP