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Polyethylenes

Known as: Polyethylenes [Chemical/Ingredient], Polymers, Ethylene, Homopolymers, Ethene 
Synthetic thermoplastics that are tough, flexible, inert, and resistant to chemicals and electrical current. They are often used as biocompatible… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
The form of energy termed heat that typically derives from lattice vibrations, i.e., phonons, is usually considered as waste… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The thermal and electrical conductivities in nanocomposites of single walled carbon nanotubes (SWNT) and polyethylene (PE) are… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Background: Polyethylene wear contributes substantially to both periprosthetic osteolysis and aseptic loosening after total hip… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
A modified SAFT equation of state is developed by applying the perturbation theory of Barker and Henderson to a hard-chain… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Increasing cross-linking has been shown in vitro and in vivo to improve markedly the wear resistance of ultra-high-molecular… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Osteolysis induced by ultra high molecular weight polyethylene wear debris is one of the primary factors limiting the lifespan of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Fifty-five unconstrained polyethylene tibial inserts were retrieved at revision total knee arthroplasty and examined for evidence… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Debris resulting from damage to the surface of polyethylene components of total joint replacements has previously been shown to… Expand
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
To administer drugs into the spinal subarachnoid space of unanesthetized and intact rats and rabbits, a procedure is described… Expand
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Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
Rats with hippocampal damage are reported to be hyperactive in novel environments, 'perseverative' and resistant to extinction on… Expand
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