Picture of DNA strand

Pioneering chemical biology & medicinal chemistry through Open Access research...

Strathprints makes available scholarly Open Access content by researchers in the Department of Pure & Applied Chemistry, based within the Faculty of Science.

Research here spans a wide range of topics from analytical chemistry to materials science, and from biological chemistry to theoretical chemistry. The specific work in chemical biology and medicinal chemistry, as an example, encompasses pioneering techniques in synthesis, bioinformatics, nucleic acid chemistry, amino acid chemistry, heterocyclic chemistry, biophysical chemistry and NMR spectroscopy.

Explore the Open Access research of the Department of Pure & Applied Chemistry. Or explore all of Strathclyde's Open Access research...

Use of contrast matching small-angle neutron scattering to monitor the presence of closed porosity in controlled porosity styrene-divinylbenzene resins

Hall, P.J. and Machado, W.R. and Galan, D.G. and Barria, E.B. and Sherrington, D.C. (1996) Use of contrast matching small-angle neutron scattering to monitor the presence of closed porosity in controlled porosity styrene-divinylbenzene resins. Journal of the Chemical Society, Faraday Transactions, 92 (14). pp. 2607-2610. ISSN 0956-5000

Full text not available in this repository.Request a copy from the Strathclyde author

Abstract

A series of styrene-divinylbenzene resins produced with varying amounts of toluene as a porogen have been investigated using contrast-matching small-angle neutron scattering. The results show the existence of some microporosity in the samples that cannot be accessed by a weakly swelling solvent, ethanol. Also, when the amount of porogen used in the production of the samples is low, a significant amount of the macroporosity is closed. The implications of this for the industrial application of these materials is discussed.