Intercalation

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intercalation

[in‚tər·kə′lā·shən]
(geology)
A layer located between layers of different character.

Intercalation

 

the appearance of new structures and processes in an already formed life system. Examples of intercalation are the articulation of new stages alongside already existing ones in the process of individual development, the formation of secondary venules between the main ones in the wings of insects, and the formation of additional silica in diatomaceous algae.

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5a shows that there is a mixture of exfoliation and intercalation of the clay in the PI matrix, apparent as dark lines, for the 0.
by cation exchange or by intercalation of organic molecules.
or by Pausa intercalation both in Samvat 31 and Samvat 34 at a gap of 36
In the studied material, intercalation occurs in direct speech and in many cases in the adjoining turns within dialogue.
direct intercalation of the molten polymer (melt intercalation): and
The extrapolated ratio of the number of intercalations per 19 years was used as an indicator of constancy.
Dolostone is microcrystalline with intercalations of thin laminae of siliclastic mudstone and gypsum.
Among the NBRs, the improvement in the strength was found to be higher for NBR with higher acrylonitrile content and the results were explained by means of XRD data, which showed that the extent of intercalation was a function of the polarity of the rubber.
However, the intercalation of MMA into the interlayer spaces of GO and the following in-situ polymerization have not been reported.
Intercalations of the polymer chains in clay were examined through wide-angle X-ray diffraction (XRD) and electron microscopies (SEM and TEM).
3 Massive to semi-massive magnetite, minor wall rock intercalations 81.
Petrographically Kohat formation is Carbonate with shaly intercalations.