dimethicone

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dimethicone

[dī′meth·ə‚kōn]
(pharmacology)
CH3[Si(CH3)2O]Si(CH3)3 A colorless oil consisting of dimethylsiloxane polymers; used in ointments and topical drugs.
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2, hydroxyl-terminated polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) changed from flexible linear structure to the three-dimensional network structure, as a result the concentration of crosslinks increased and viscosity increased too.
The researchers fabricated metasurface (flat nanostructured surfaces with subwavelength thickness) holograms on a stretchable polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) substrate containing gold nano-rods.
CONTENTS: 65 percent Dimethyl siloxane (hydroxy-terminated polymers with boric acid), 17 percent Silica (quartz crystalline), 9 percent Thixotrol st, 4 percent Polydimethylsiloxane, 1 percent Decamethyl cyclopentasiloxane, 1 percent Glycerine, 1 percent Titanium dioxide, 2 percent Silliness.
The only equipment needed is a 27-gauge needle and a 1-cc syringe, together with the purified liquid silicone material, technically termed polydimethylsiloxane.
Two adjuvants were added to each of the six products: polydimethylsiloxane (Vertex RS[R]) at a dosage of 20ml of the product per 100L of water and phosphatidylcholine plus propionic acid (LI700[R], formulation emulsifiable concentrate--EC), at a dosage of 500ml of product per 100 liters of water; plant protection products with water was used as a control.
The skin layer such as polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) which possess physiological inertness, low toxicity, low modulus and good mechanical properties can prevent bacterial penetration and dehydration of the wound surface [3, 4] while the sublayer such as chitosan is designed to achieve high adsorption for fluid drainage of the wound and infiltration by fibroblasts for tissue regeneration.
Polydimethylsiloxane (aka silicone) hydrophobe-based materials lower surface tension into the 20 mN/m range and perfluoroalkyl surfactants into the 15-20 mN/m range.
19) realized superhydrophobic patterned polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) surfaces with tunable adhesion using femtosecond laser.
Geckskin's adhesive pad uses simple everyday materials such as polydimethylsiloxane, which could ease the development of an inexpensive, strong and durable dry adhesive.
Vox is a trade name for medical-grade polydimethylsiloxane elastomer material suspended in a hydrogel carrier of polyvinylpyrrolidone (bioplastique).
For rubber, the most widely used type is polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS), a silicone rubber.