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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Chen, D, Yu, X, "Synthesis and Properties of Polyurethane Modified with an Aminoithylaminopropyl--Substituted Polydimethylsiloxane. II.
Typically, they exist as homopolymers or copolymers of polyoxyethylene and polyoxypropylene and are attached to a hydrophobic polydimethylsiloxane backbone (1, 21-23).
[ClickPress, Fri May 03 2019] Polydimethylsiloxane or PDMS is highly used as a silicone-based organic polymer across industries.
Polydimethylsiloxane exhibits start-up curves with or without a maximum (35) depending on the shear rate of the stress growth experiments.
Keywords: Amphiphilic network, poly(acrylic acid), polydimethylsiloxane, antimicrobial, controlled release
To incorporate the probe compound into a FOCS, we prepared a modified optical fibre tip by attaching a polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) bead containing the probe.
The nucleic acid detection surface described in these studies was a multilayer optical surface composed of a silicon wafer layered with 515A of silicon nitride applied by plasma vapor deposition and 13OA of a hydrophobic polymer (polydimethylsiloxane; United Chemical Technologies) applied by spin coating.
[ClickPress, Tue Apr 16 2019] Polydimethylsiloxane or PDMS is highly utilized in the industrial processing sector owing to its beneficial physical and chemical properties.
For instance, basic polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) silicone is inherently insulative at approximately [10.sup.15] [ohm] x cm, but with the addition of certain fillers, a silicone can be made to conduct heat, electricity, or both.
These dry, but sticky toe pads, also known as dry fibrillar adhesives, were recreated in the lab using the material polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) and were manufactured to contain very small mushroom cap shapes that were 17 micrometers wide and 10 micrometers high.