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Identification of microplastics by FTIR and Raman microscopy: a novel silicon filter substrate opens the important spectral range below 1300 cm−1 for FTIR transmission measurements
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A novel silicon (Si) filter substrate produced by photolithographic microstructuring is described, which guarantees sufficient transparency for the broad mid-infrared region of 4000–600 cm-1 and can be used as substrate for Raman microscopy—a second complementary spectroscopic technique—to identify microplastic samples.
Rapid Scan In-Situ FT-IR Curing Studies of Low-Temperature Cure Thin Film Polymer Dielectrics in Solid State
Rapid scan in-situ Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FT-IR) was used to characterize the cure process of two common low-temperature cure thin film polymer materials for wafer-level packaging
Plant pressure sensitive adhesives: similar chemical properties in distantly related plant lineages
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The pressure sensitive adhesive properties of the plant adhesives are chemically proved and seem to appear independently in distantly related plant lineages, habitats, life forms, as well as plant organs, and serve different functions such as prey capture in Roridula and fruit dispersal in Peperomia.
On-line preferential solvation studies of polymers by coupled chromatographic-Fourier transform infrared spectroscopic flow-cell technique.
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Qualitative and quantitative comparison between liquid chromatography and LC coupled with Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (LC-FTIR) shows that this technique leads to detailed structural information without the requirement for determination of additional parameters for quantitative analysis except calibration.
Platelet Janus particles with hairy polymer shells for multifunctional materials.
A novel approach is developed for the large-scale synthesis of Janus particles with platelet geometry and dense polymer shells by employing simultaneous "grafting from" of hydrophilic and hydrophobic
Molecular Doping of a High Mobility Diketopyrrolopyrrole–Dithienylthieno[3,2-b]thiophene Donor–Acceptor Copolymer with F6TCNNQ
Herein we present a molecular doping of a high mobility diketopyrrolopyrrole–dithienylthieno[3,2-b]thiophene donor–acceptor copolymer
Improvement of mechanical performance of solution styrene butadiene rubber by controlling the concentration and the size of in situ derived sol–gel silica particles
Incorporation of precipitated silica rubber compounds is now a standard technology in energy efficient green tire manufacturing process. In the present work silica nanoparticles were generated by an
Smart functional polymer coatings for paper with anti-fouling properties.
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High potential polymer-modified cellulose materials, containing peptidomimetic 2-methyl-2-oxazoline and zwitterionic phosphorylcholine groups after successful functionalization, indicate the considerable anti-fouling capacity against both Gram-positive and Gram-negatve bacteria as well as the yeast fungus.
Examining the early stages of thermal oxidative degradation in epoxy-amine resins
Abstract Epoxy-amine resins continue to find widespread use as the binders in protective and decorative organic coatings, as the matrix in composite materials, and as adhesives. In service, exposure
Temperature-Dependent Reinforcement of Hydrophilic Rubber Using Ice Crystals
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A special transition occurred at temperatures close to 0 °C as observed in the dynamic mechanical analysis of the water-swollen elastomers, and the direct polymer/filler (ice crystals) interaction was demonstrated by strain sweep experiments and investigated using Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy.
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