The shortest distance along the chain axis for translational repetition of the chain structure. The chain identity period is usually denoted by \(c\). Synonymous with (chain) repeating distance.
Source: Purple Book, 1st ed., p. 77 [Terms] [Book]
Citation: '(chain) identity period of a polymer' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.I00954 RISBibTexEndNote