Temperature-Controlled Transitions Between Glass, Liquid and Gel States in Dense p-NIPA Suspensions

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Original entry by Sagar Bhandari, APPHY 225 Fall 2010

Reference

Temperature-Controlled Transitions Between Glass, Liquid and Gel States in Dense p-NIPA Suspensions, G. Romeo, A. Fernandez-Nieves, H. M. Wyss, D. Acierno and D.A. Weitz, Advanced Materials

Keywords

microgels, p-NIPA, glass, liquid, temperature-controlled, transitions

Summary

In this paper, the authors demonstrate that concentrated p-NIPA suspensions in a low-temperature glassy state can liquefy and then solidify again as the temperature is raised across the LCST.

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