8Ge0.2 heterostructure over a wide temperature range. The power loss of 2DHG due to acoustic phonons via deformation potential coupling and Pekar mechanism is calculated taking account of temperature dependent screening. The hole-acoustic phonon coupling is found to dominate hole power loss for T-c < 70 K. The experimental power loss data for T-c < 2 K is accounted for by Pekar mechanism and the data for 2 K < T-c
< 4.2 K is explained by the total contribution of these two mechanisms. Pekar mechanism is found to be important in these systems at very low T-c. Power loss calculation due to nonpolar optical phonons is carried out taking account of hot phonon effect and it is important ICG-001 clinical trial and dominant for T-c > 70 K. Hot phonon effect is found to reduce the power loss of 2DHG by a factor of about 1.5. The power loss calculations are carried out for different carrier concentrations and compared with those in GaAlAs/GaAs heterostructures. (C) 2010 American Institute of Physics. [doi :10.1063/1.3452351]“
“The present article discusses the synthesis and various properties of segmented block copolymers with random copolymer segments of poly(ethylene oxide) and poly(propylene oxide) (PEO-r-PPO) together with monodisperse amide segments. The PEO-r-PPO contained 25 wt % PPO units and the segment presented a molecular weight of 2500 g/mol. The synthesized copolymers were analyzed
by differential scanning calorimetry, Fourier transform infra-red spectroscopy, atomic MS 275 force microscopy and dynamic mechanical thermal analysis. In addition, the hydrophilicity and the contact angles (CAs) were studied. The PEO-r-PPO segments Crenolanib supplier displayed a single low glass transition temperature, as well as a low PEO crystallinity and melting temperature, which gave enhanced low-temperature properties of the copolymer. The water absorption
values remained high. In comparison to mixtures of PEO/PPO segments, the random dispersion of PPO units in the PEO segments was more effective in reducing the PEO crystallinity and melting temperature, without affecting the hydrophilicity. Increasing the polyether segment length with terephthalic groups from 2500 to 10,000 g/mol increased the hydrophilicity and the room temperature elasticity. Furthermore, the CAs were found to be low 2239 and changed with the crosslink density. (C) 2010 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. J Appl Polym Sci 117: 1394-1404, 2010″
“Objectives. The aim was to evaluate the shelf life and the dissolving and antibacterial properties of a neutralized 2.5% NaOCl solution.
Study design. The loss of available chlorine and the pH of the neutralized 2.5% NaOCl solution were recorded to determine its shelf life. The dissolving action on bovine dental pulp was assessed measuring weight loss, pH variation, and decrease in available chlorine content.