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April 13, 2018

In Lissajous plots, these characteristics manifests themselves as ellipsoids for gels (Figure 2a) and rectangles for glasses (Figure 2b). Such a strong difference in the large strain...

April 5, 2018

Not all gels have bonds or entanglements to hold them together. Colloidal gels are made through a high density of particles in a fluid medium that behaves rheologically as a solid ins...

March 30, 2018

If there are enough hydrogen bonding sites to reach the effective gel point, gelation can be observed through increased elastic modulus in an oscillatory test or a double relaxation p...

March 15, 2018

Mechanical properties are physical properties, which include qualities such as stiffness, strength, and physical stability over time. Rheometry data indicates changes in physical stru...

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