perfluorocarbon


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perfluorocarbon

[pər′flu̇r·ə‚kär·bən]
(organic chemistry)
A compound consisting of carbon and fluorine.
A compound in which all the hydrogen atoms of a hydrocarbon are replaced with fluorine atoms. Abbreviated PFC.
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The perfluorocarbon structured refrigerants (Fluorinert) were provided by 3M company.
Fattal, "Polymeric nano/microcapsules of liquid perfluorocarbons for ultrasonic imaging: Physical characterization," Langmuir, vol.
(23.) Grapentin C, Barnert S, Schubert R (2015) Monitoring the stability of perfluorocarbon nanoemulsions by cryo-TEM image analysis and dynamic light scattering.
Xu, "Perfluorocarbon liquid: its application in vitreoretinal surgery and related ocular inflammation," BioMed Research International, vol.
NOMENCLATURE IAQ = Indoor Air Quality MAU = Make-up Air Unit PFT = Perfluorocarbon Tracer ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
Phacofragmentation with perfluorocarbon liquid and anterior chamber or scleral-fixated intraocular lens implantation for the management of luxated crystalline lenses.
Herein, the USCA were composed of the lipid encapsulated non gaseous, perfluorocarbon emulsion that utilizes a triphasic targeting approach based upon the interaction of avidin and biotin molecules as shown in figure 3.
Optimizing intrapulmonary perfluorocarbon distribution: fluoroscopic comparison of mode of ventilation and body position.
Acoustic MI has seen the introduction of micro- or nanoparticles in the form of microbubbles, perfluorocarbon nanodroplets and liposomes.
"The reduced use of fossil fuel has obvious resource and environmental conservation benefits; while significantly fewer anode effects compared to lower amperage technologies also contribute to lower perfluorocarbon emissions.
The company has developed a proprietary perfluorocarbon (PFC) therapeutic oxygen carrier and liquid ventilation product called Oxycyte(R) that is being formulated for both intravenous and topical delivery for conditions including but not limited to traumatic brain injury, decompression sickness and topical wounds.