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Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences

ISSN 1736-7530 (electronic)   ISSN 1736-6046 (print)
Formerly: Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences, series Physics & Mathematics and  Chemistry
Published since 1952

Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences

ISSN 1736-7530 (electronic)   ISSN 1736-6046 (print)
Formerly: Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences, series Physics & Mathematics and  Chemistry
Published since 1952
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Poly(vinyl alcohol) hydrogels; pp. 63–66

(Full article in PDF format) doi: 10.3176/proc.2009.1.11


Authors

Jolanta Stasko, Mārtiņš Kalniņš, Anda Dzene, Velta Tupureina

Abstract

Poly(vinyl alcohol) was used as base material for hydrogel preparation. The water absorption, gel fraction, and density of different gels prepared by the freezing/thawing method were studied.

Keywords

poly(vinyl alcohol), gels, water absorption, gel fraction.

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