Dispersion Medium

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dispersion medium

[də′spər·zhən ‚mēd·ē·əm]

Dispersion Medium


a continuous phase (body) in whose volume another (dispersed) phase is distributed in the form of small solid particles, droplets of liquid, or bubbles of gas. A dispersion medium may be solid, liquid, or gaseous; it forms disperse systems in combination with the dispersed phase.

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Acetone seems, indeed, to have a slight advantage over ethanol as the initial dispersion medium, and more clay can be added before reaggregation reappears in the composite.
The analysis according to group contribution theory suggests that the solubility parameters of the clay surfactant should be close in value to the ones of the solvents used as the initial dispersion medium.
The solvent used as the initial dispersion medium for the clay should be miscible with water.
Figure 3 displays integrated SAXS intensity distribution of the latex dispersion taken with the salt content in the dispersion medium ranging between 0 and 17 wt%.
The best fits of the data could be achieved by changing the mass density of dispersion medium in the latex.
The 2D SAXS patterns of the latex dispersion were taken at different contrasts with the sucrose content in the dispersion medium ranging between 0 and 60 wt%.
This may be prevented by avoiding the presence of electrolytes in the dispersion medium or by keeping their concentration at a minimum.
The electric charges on the colloidal particles will facilitate themselves to move in the dispersion medium under the influence of an applied electric field.
20 in a dispersion medium of 80/20 wt% n-propanol/water.
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The ethanol washing was repeated three times for complete removal of unconverted monomer and dispersion medium components.
A dispersion medium comprised of methoxyethanol and ethanol was selected for the polymerizations in which azobisizobutyronitrile and polyacrylic acid were used as the initiator and the steric stabilizer, respectively.