Reversible decrease of gel-solvent friction

Masayuki Tokita, Toyoichi Tanaka

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Abstract

The friction between water and the polymer network of a gel is found to decrease reversibly by three orders of magnitude and appears to diminish as the gel approaches a certain temperature at constant volume and network structure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1121-1123
Number of pages3
JournalScience
Volume253
Issue number5024
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 6 1991

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