cage effect


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cage effect

[′kāj i‚fekt]
(physical chemistry)
A phenomenon involving the dissociation of molecules unable to move apart rapidly because of the presence of other molecules, with the result that the dissociation products may recombine.
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The cage effect has been attributed to the primary free radicals, generated from the decomposition of the initiator, being unable to escape out of the "cage" of the reaction mass (primarily, monomers) surrounding them.
Go for simple lace-ups or take on the dramatic thigh-high cage effect.
THIS PAST WINTER, the Hunter College art program mounted "Notations: The Cage Effect Today" in its Times Square Gallery on far-west Forty-First Street.
She wore a pearl-colored strapless princess paneled dress overlaid with tulle creating a cage effect.
Indeed, in Hunter College's exhibition "Notations: The Cage Effect Today," organized by Joachim Pissarro with the help of an international group of curators (Bibi Calderaro, Julio Grinblatt, and Michelle Yun), Rauschenberg is a silent but dominant partner in the proceedings.
Certain implantable devices, such as stents, cannot be viewed for restenosis reoccurrence under MRI, due to signal interference caused by the stent, which sets up a Faraday Cage effect.
According to these studies the main characteristic of suspension free radical polymerization is the existence of diffusion controlled reactions, such as the gel effect or the cage effect occurring at high conversion, along with mass transfer phenomena caused by the interaction of the polymerizing phase with the dispersing medium.
Biophan and AMRIS solutions enable stents to be viewed under MRI without being subject to the Faraday Cage effect, an electrical phenomenon that ordinarily makes stent-imaging extremely difficult.
Monomer cage effect is generally proportional to monomer concentration.
As this non-conductive material is RF transparent, aerospace and motor sports customers concerned about faraday cage effects have embraced this material.