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Examining the Viscosity of PEG-PDMAEMA as a Function of Temperature and pH
“Smart” polymers respond to small changes in the environment in an intriguing way dissimilar to regular polymers. Viscosity is one variable that changes in different conditions of pH, temperature, and polymer concentration. ...
Studying the Effects of Varying pH and Temperature on the Smart Polymer mPEG-block-PDMAEMA
“Smart polymers” change their mechanical properties in response to changes in stimuli, such as pH, temperature, and polymer concentration. We chose to focus on the viscoelastic properties when determining the effects of ...
Impact of PDMAEMA Molecular Weight on Smart Properties of mPEG-block-PDMAEMA
The purpose of this study was to explore the benefits of using "smart" polymers to use in various applications, such as enhanced oil recovery and drug delivery.
Tuning Smart Properties of mPEG-block-PDMAEMA Through Polymer Composition
The purpose of this study was to study smart polymers. “Smart” polymers respond to changes in their environment with a measureable change in property. Some smart polymers can change their solubility when the conditions ...
Viscosity Testing of PEG-PDMAEMA and Preliminary ARGET ATRP Synthesis
Polymers are present in our everyday life such as clothing, plastics, and electronics. “Smart polymers” are a subset of polymers unique in that they change their properties due to varying external stimuli and can be used ...
Synthesis of Smart Polymer PEG-PDMAEMA and Determination of Cloud Point
The purpose of this study was to exmaine the synthesis of smart polymers, including PEG-PDMAEMA as well as cloud point.
Synthesis and Characterization of a Reversible and Tunable Smart Polymer
Polymers are made of covalently bonded repeat units, called monomers, which make up long chains. The structure can be controlled to achieve a diblock copolymer with two different repeat units connected in blocks. “Smart” ...
Synthesis of Smart Polymer-Grafted Silica and Confocal Microscopy
The purpose of this study is to synthesize and characterize smart polymer-grafted colloidal silica particles in order to better understand and tune the smart characteristics and properties.
Synthesis, Characterization, and Testing of PEG-PDMAEMA Diblock Smart Polymers
In order to determine if PEG-PDMAEMA serves as both a polymer and a surfactant in EOR, testing of how viscosity and interfacial tension change of the aqueous PEG-PDMAEMA solution is needed. This can predict its ability ...
Measuring "Smart" Abilities of Copolymers with PDMAEMA
Polymers are composed of covalently bonded repeating units. "Smart" polymers are polymers that can dramatically change their properties in response to a small change in external stimuli. Smart polymers are of interest for ...