A one-step hydrothermal route to programmable stimuli-responsive hydrogels

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6617-6620
Journal / PublicationChemical Communications
Volume51
Issue number30
Online published4 Mar 2015
Publication statusPublished - 18 Apr 2015
Externally publishedYes

Abstract

A hydrothermal route to regulate the swelling and responsiveness properties of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) (PNIPAM) hydrogels is reported. During the process, water is the only reactive medium used, and the hydrogel properties can be programmed effectively.