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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Friction
Gels
Polymers
Temperature
Water

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Reversible decrease of gel-solvent friction. / Tokita, Masayuki; Tanaka, Toyoichi.

In: Science, Vol. 253, No. 5024, 06.09.1991, p. 1121-1123.

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Tokita, M & Tanaka, T 1991, 'Reversible decrease of gel-solvent friction', Science, vol. 253, no. 5024, pp. 1121-1123. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.253.5024.1121
Tokita, Masayuki ; Tanaka, Toyoichi. / Reversible decrease of gel-solvent friction. In: Science. 1991 ; Vol. 253, No. 5024. pp. 1121-1123.
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