upper critical solution temperature


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upper critical solution temperature

[′əp·ər ¦krid·ə·kəl sə¦lü·shən ′tem·prə·chər]
(thermodynamics)
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There may exist an upper critical solution temperature for phase separation of the epoxy network, and 182 [degrees] C is above its phase separation temperature.
PPE and TAIC are immiscible at low temperatures and miscible at high temperatures, i.e., the system has the upper critical solution temperature (UCST) type phase behavior, which is typical for polymer/solvent systems.

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