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Colloidal microgels - untapped potential?

Colloidal microgels - untapped potential?

Snowden, Martin J. (2016) Colloidal microgels - untapped potential? Journal of Nanomedicine and Nanotechnology, 7 (4). pp. 1-2. ISSN 2157-7439 (Online) (doi:10.4172/2157-7439.1000e142)

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Abstract

Colloidal microgels are discrete cross-linked polymeric nanoparticles that may be prepared from a range of different monomer types. These monomers may confer dispersion sensitivity to a wide range of stimuli including temperature, pH, salinity and the addition of co-solvents. Microgels are spherical and are typically in the size range from 50 nm up to 1000 nm. They are prepared by a polymerization of a monomer or monomers in the presence of a crossliner.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Copyright: © 2016 Snowden MJ. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Colloid microgel; Flocculation
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Medway Centre for Pharmaceutical Science
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2017 15:10
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/15701

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