Unlike the mixtures used in his previous space experiment, SCCO, which were composed of methane, dodecane
and n-butane and required high pressures to liquify, this mixture is a liquid at atmospheric pressure, which means it is safe for testing on the ISS.
910 Ethylbenzene (EB), 1,2-dichlorobenzene (DCB), Decane (DEC), Benzaldehyde (BZA), Undecane (UND), and dodecane
Flint of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign made light-emitting vapor bubbles by sending ultrasonic waves through liquid hydrocarbons such as dodecane
(SN: 10/10/87, p.
In a previous study (26), PLLA films were prepared through the film casting method; dodecane
was added to the casting solution to induce extra porosity in the films.
Yliruusi, "The Behavior of Sorbitan Surfactants at the Water-Oil Interface: Straight-Chained Hydrocarbons from Pentane to Dodecane
as an Oil Phase," J.
Direct measurements of initiator concentration in molten polyethylene as a function of reaction times were made and revealed that the initiator decomposition rates are indeed very close to published literature data for those in low molecular weight solvents such as dodecane
Last years, Steve Granick's group at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign observed a similar relationship between shear rate and friction in ultra-thin films of the flexible molecule dodecane
Surfactant-enhanced solubilization of residual dodecane
in soil columns.
Scientists at MesoFuel were able to successfully reform dodecane
(C12H26), which is a surrogate of JP-8, using the MesoChannel(TM) Hydrogen Generator.
Flint looked for evidence of "sonoluminescence' in liquids such as dodecane
, tetrachloroethylene and nitroethane.
It has now been shown that an enriched consortium that grows on dodecane
under sulfate-reducing conditions carries out a 4-C/fumarate addition to the C-2 carbon of that alkane (Kropp et al.