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Polymerization with the use of an external light source.
Synonym(s): photopolymerisation.
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Polymeric photoinitiators containing in-chain benzophenone and coinitiators amine: Effect of the structure of coinitiator amine on photopolymerization.
Jachuck, "Thin Film Solvent-Free Photopolymerization of N-Butyl Acrylate.
Likewise, the photopolymerization segment is divided into digital light processing, stereolithography, and two-photon polymerization.
The viscosity of a UV-curable system is considered one of the most important parameters, affecting the process-ability and the photopolymerization rate of the cured film.
Photoinitiation, Photopolymerization and Photocuring.
In the ETHM series, 1850 IRGACURE was utilized as the photoinitiator and for the PT resin a photoinitiator system consisting of 369 IRGACURE, 4265 DAROCUR and CQ was selected to enhance photopolymerization and storage stabiliy.
After photopolymerization at room temperature for 30 min, samples were electrophoresed for 1 h (3 mA/gel tube).
Stereolithography Apparatus and other Photopolymerization Techniques
In this report, the 3D printing medical devices market has been segmented on the basis of component (covering 3D printing equipment, materials, and services & software), technology (including electron beam melting (EBM), laser beam melting (LBM), photopolymerization, droplet deposition (DD) or extrusion-based technologies, and three dimensional printing (3DP) or adhesion bonding), medical product (including surgical guides, surgical instruments, prosthetics and implants, and tissue engineering products), and region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World).
To obtain RLC with reactive allyl end group, we prepared the oriented liquid-crystalline acrylates through in-situ photopolymerization [22], The polymerization process of RLC is illustrated in Scheme 1.
The mechanism of the initiation step of photopolymerization is given in the literature.
The clear coating composition is comprised of a resin containing one or more radical-poly-merizable unsaturated groups and one or more thermosetting functional groups per molecule, a crosslinking agent, a photopolymerization initiator and an organic solvent.