Polymer Bulletin

, Volume 3, Issue 11, pp 621–625 | Cite as

Collapse of polyacrylamide gels

  • J. Stejskal
  • M. Gordon
  • J. A. Torkington


Ageing of polyacrylamide gels is connected with the formation of charged groups on network chains. The presence of the electrostatic charges is required for the observation of the gel collapse.


Polymer Polyacrylamide Network Chain Charged Group Electrostatic Charge 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Stejskal
    • 1
  • M. Gordon
    • 1
  • J. A. Torkington
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Polymer ScienceUniversity of EssexColchesterUK

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