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0 Shell propertiesam functionof cme fluidmake-up. The averageMOOR maximumMOOR andthediameterstandarddeviationdecreaseas the ~Pylenc dy~l ~n~nt in~. ‘Ibis is not cxpcctd. 20a interracial tension does, in fact, increases with increasing propylene glycol concentrations. This possibly could be due to the displacement of the PVA chains from the interface; the presence of PVA at the interface appears to reduce the interracial tension. Species interaction and synergy at the droplet interface are underway, and this certainly highlights the need a more detailed interracial tension study.

This techinques is susceptible to problems with surface debris. 14a The first shells to be prepared and hence the first shells to be characterized were PS shells. Initially polystyrene was used because it was cheaper than the high molecular weight PaMS. It was also used by Osaka University in making large nearly spherical shells. 2. Role of Polymer Repeat Unit Structure on Sphericity. Shortly after successfully recovering several solid PS shell batches, it was desirable to transition from making PS shells to making PcxMS shells (as was consistent with original goal).

This heat treatment may have had a beneficial effect on the median MOOR values. The MOOR vahm for 65 ‘C shells are higher than expected. The data were collected on a “troublesome” run. It is worth another attempt. 67 Measurementsobtainedat room temperature by drop volume tensiometer technique. 001 -47 ml / hr flow are available). This is not an equilbriurn measurement as is frequently reported Average interracial tension values are averages of five readings. Second set of interracial data are repeated 24 hrs.

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