Mechanically induced gel formation

Jochem T. van Herpt, Marc C. A. Stuart, Wesley R. Browne*, Ben L. Feringa

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Abstract

Mechanical triggering of gelation of an organic solution by a carbazole-based bisurea organogelator is described. Both the duration of the mechanical stimulation and the gelator concentration control the gelation process and the characteristics of the gel obtained.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8763-8767
Number of pages5
JournalLangmuir
Volume29
Issue number28
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16-Jul-2013

Keywords

  • SHEAR-INDUCED GELATION
  • ORGANOGELS
  • HYDROGELS
  • RHEOLOGY
  • DESIGN

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