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    • CONTROLLED SYNTHESIS OF STIMULI-RESPONSIVE NETWORK ALGINATE 

      Chan, Ariel Wan-Ju (2009-07-20)
      Stimuli-responsive hydrogels swell or contract in response to external pH, ionic strength or temperature, and are of considerable interest as pharmaceutical controlled release devices. Alginate, a linear polysaccharide ...
    • WATER SORPTION PROPERTIES OF SUB-MICRON THIN IONOMER FILMS 

      Shim, Hyun Ki (2016-02-25)
      This thesis is focused on the water uptake and swelling properties of sub-micron thin ion conducting polymer (ionomer) films. One motivation for this work stems from the need to resolve the discrepancy between high water ...