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Comprehensive characterization of superabsorbent polymer hydrogels

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An approach to the quantitative description of superabsorbent polymer hydrogels is examplified by partially hydrolyzed polyacrylamide gels obtained by three-dimensional radical copolymerization or radiation cross-linking of the polymer. The modified swelling theory has been used to develop a system of experimental and computational methods for the evaluation of the supergels network parameters. The possibility of applying these methods to the analysis of the network formation process is also discussed.

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Dubrovskii, S.A., Afanas'eva, M.V., Lagutina, M.A. et al. Comprehensive characterization of superabsorbent polymer hydrogels. Polymer Bulletin 24, 107–113 (1990). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00298329

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Keywords

  • Radiation
  • Polymer
  • Polyacrylamide
  • Copolymerization
  • Formation Process