dispersion medium


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dispersion medium

n.
The continuous medium, such as a gas, liquid, or solid, in which a disperse phase is distributed. Also called continuous phase, external phase.
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Noun1.dispersion medium - (of colloids) a substance in which another is colloidally dispersed
phase, form - (physical chemistry) a distinct state of matter in a system; matter that is identical in chemical composition and physical state and separated from other material by the phase boundary; "the reaction occurs in the liquid phase of the system"
colloid - a mixture with properties between those of a solution and fine suspension
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9,839,588 B21; Shiseido has patented a skin preparation comprising a finely dispersed wax composition dispersed in a solid or semisolid form in an aqueous dispersion medium at room temperature.
6), suggesting that the volume of the dispersion medium was increased due to thermal denaturing of protein in the system.
Dispersed oil suspending agent is a high dispersion and stable suspension system which is based on non water system (oil base) as dispersion medium. As the dilution carrier, requirements of oil has good adhesion and ductility, easy adhesion in waxy or smooth leaf, the dispersed oil suspension agent has good adhesion, the advantages of superwetting and anti rain erosion ability etc..
A hydrogel is a network of hydrophilic polymer chains, sometimes found as a colloidal gel in which water is the dispersion medium. Hydrogels are highly absorbent natural or synthetic polymeric networks.
On the contrary, when ethanol is the initial dispersion medium (Figs.
The liquid dispersions (LDs) consist of dispersion medium (most often water) and dispersion phase.
Usually the dispersion medium and mechanical conditions for the measurement (i.e.
In another aspect, embodiments disclosed herein relate to a method of forming a polymer-coated particulate material, the method including the steps of: incorporating a particulate substrate and a dispersion, the dispersion comprising: a thermoplastic polymer; a stabilizing compound; and a dispersion medium selected from the group consisting of an organic solvent, water and combinations thereof; removing at least a portion of the dispersion medium.
By manipulating the electron density of the dispersion medium, the microstructural parameters of the latex dispersion were evaluated based on quantitative discussion of the scattering intensity distribution profiles.
The BT particles were deposited by centrifugation, and the dispersion medium (ethanol/water) was substituted with ethanol for a succeeding PMMA-coating, in which BT concentration was adjusted to 2 wt% by the addition of ethanol.