At high loads, the composites Blasticidin S with lower PTW contents had better wear resistance. The scanning electron microscopy (SEM) observation revealed that abrasion wear was attributed to the lower wear resistance of the high PTW content composite at high load. (C) 2011 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. J Appl Polym Sci 123:740-748, 2012″
“The NdMnO3/Mn3O4 nanocomposite film was synthesized by spontaneous phase decomposition of NdMn2O5. NdMnO3 is a canted A-type antiferromagnet with a Neel temperature of about 75 K, while Mn3O4 is ferrimagnetic below its Curie temperature of 42 K. Ferromagnetic order of
the Nd moments in NdMnO3 around 15 K has been confirmed. These moments are antiferromagnetically coupled with the Mn moments. The effect of the consecutive magnetic orderings of NdMnO3 on the exchange coupling between NdMnO3 and Mn3O4 has been investigated. The temperature dependence of the exchange bias manifests itself as a peak at 20 K, which is explained in terms of competing ferromagnetic and antiferromagnetic coupling of the Mn and Nd magnetic sublattices with Mn moments of Mn3O4, respectively. (C) 2011 American Institute of Physics. [doi: 10.1063/1.3596810]“
morphology, the cells and the selleck products spores of a bacterium had been observed that could produce an anti-Mycobacterium tuberculosis antibiotic. By physiological and biochemical characteristics and by 16S rDNA analysis, this bacterium was identified as Bacillus subtilis.”
“To investigate the morphology, crystallization properties of reversible phase and thermal sensitive shape memory properties of CW/SMPU (Cellulose Whisker/Shape Memory Polyurethane) nano-composite, the CW/SMPU nano-composite having CW contents of 0.1-3.8 wt % were prepared. SEM investigation showed the evolution of reversible phase morphology from spherolite crystallization structure to uniform matrix with tiny CW aggregates with the addition
of CW into the SMPU matrix. DSC and isothermal Selleckchem SCH727965 crystallization kinetic method revealed the effect of CW on crystallization properties of reversible phase and fixed phase, suggesting that the effect of CW on the crystallization of hard segment phase is not comparable with thermal history; the more CW causes the higher crystallization rate of reversible phase; the crystallization mechanism of reversible phase in nano-composite gradually evolves to heterogeneous nucleation and crystal growth in two dimensions with the increase of CW content; the excellent nucleation effect of CW for the reversible phase leads to the drop of activity energy from 134.1 kJ/mol (N-0), to 95.1 kJ/mol (N-4). Cyclic tensile tests illustrate the addition of CW content can engender rapid shape fixity ability after a relative short cooling time; the shape fixity ratio of nano-composite and the control sample after sufficient cooling all can be identically high. (C) 2011 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.