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A Simple Method of Interpretating the Effects of Electric Charges on the Volume Phase Transition of Thermosensitive Gels

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Professor Emeritus, Kyushu University, 46-6 Kashii 3-chome, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 813-0011, Japan
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Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, Kyushu University, Motooka 744, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan
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Faculty of Chemistry, Materials and Bioengineering, Kansai University, 3-3-35 Yamate-cho, Suita 564-8680, Japan
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Osaka Research Institute of Industrial Science and Technology, 1-6-50 Morinomiya, Joto-ku, Osaka 536-8553, Japan
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Received: 22 February 2018 / Revised: 8 March 2018 / Accepted: 13 March 2018 / Published: 19 March 2018
Various apparently inconsistent experimental observations have been reported on the effects of electric charges on the volume phase transition of thermosensitive gels. A simple method of interpretating these results is presented. View Full-Text
Keywords: volume phase transition; effects of electric charge; swelling of thermosensitive gels volume phase transition; effects of electric charge; swelling of thermosensitive gels
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Maeda, H.; Sasaki, S.; Kawasaki, H.; Kakehashi, R. A Simple Method of Interpretating the Effects of Electric Charges on the Volume Phase Transition of Thermosensitive Gels. Gels 2018, 4, 24.

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