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Polydimethylsiloxane Product liability A silicone used for the elastomeric capsule and gel filler of breast implants; silicone elastomers are constructed of PDMS high MW–500,000 to 700,000 kD polymers treated with fumed silica particles and highly cross-linked to ↑ consistency of final product. See Breast implant.
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Peabody Developmental Motor Scales

(pē'bŏd″ē, pē′bĭ-dē″),


A standardized performance test of gross and fine motor development for infants and children. The PDMS is suitable for newborns, infants, and children up to 6 years of age. Subtests include reflexes, stationary, locomotion, object manipulation, grasping, and visual-motor manipulation. The PDMS-2 includes both subtests and training and remediation programs.
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In this paper, we present results of integration of microheating elements fabricated on an integrated circuit chip with fluid microchannels in a molded polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS).
At times predetermined by patients and provider, the PDMS prompts patients with interactive recorded human voice messages.
Efforts are currently underway to petition the EPA to exempt volatile PDMS from air quality regulations that restrict the use of VOC'S.
In this study, we have blended the organic PDMS and PPG with Ti[O.sub.2] nanoparticles to provide high transparency on glass substrate and retain high hydrophilicity of Ti[O.sub.2] in dark environments.
After the PMMA sheet (polymer mold) with embossed concave lens array pattern was produced, a liquid PDMS mixture (Sylgard 184, Dow Coming; silicone elastomer: curing agent = 10: 1) was cast onto the PMMA sheet.
Figure 3 shows the antenna fabrication process, starting with the simulated design model to embroider the antenna integrated with the PDMS substrate.
To prepare the negatively patterned P3HT layers (i.e., negative hole arrays of the PDMS pillars) on the ITO surfaces, the P3HT solutions were drop-dispensed onto the ITO-coated glass substrates, and then the PDMS molds were brought into contact with the samples as schematically illustrated in Figure 1.
For fabrication of the conductive composite layer, we used PDMS as a stretchable matrix and Ag nanoparticles as a conductive filler.
A composite film was fabricated by spin-coating a mixture of carbon black, PDMS, and toluene onto a microscope glass slide, which improved the ultrasound strength by appropriately 20 dB compared with a reference Cr film [24].
Jensen Hughes' fire data management software application, ARCPlus, will continue to operate and function as a standalone application with the existing ability to access all cable and raceway management database programs, including PDMS.
The PDMS layer was made by Sylgard 184 Silicone Elastomer Kit (Dow Corning, Midland, MI).