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Synonyms for cross-link

a side bond that links two adjacent chains of atoms in a complex molecule

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join by creating covalent bonds (of adjacent chains of a polymer or protein)

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This indicates that the XHDPE is a lightly crosslinked polymer in this study.
The more highly crosslinked polymer 6 had a much lower swelling capability of 1.
In addition of this phenomenon, the PEG chains are located in the free space of crosslinked polymer networks; water diffusion is prevented by the PEG chains.
This has been noted by several authors (25), particularly when studying crosslinked polymers.
This occurs due to the extremely restricted diffusion of radicals in the highly crosslinked polymer, making termination more difficult.
Plasti-Grit crosslinked polymer filler available in urea, polyester, and melamine for compression molding and extrusion.
For the vulcanized binders, the elevated isochronal plots of phase angle versus temperature at high temperature range show the crosslinked polymer network is destroyed and the susceptibility to temperature increases.
The difficulties in recycling of waste tires are that the tire scrap is a crosslinked polymer, which is hard to melt and to process.
Bowman and Scott added reversible chain cleavage groups in a crosslinked polymer by introducing special functional groups into the chain network.
Herein, we report an alternative approach to the fabrication of crosslinked polymer thin films that can act as wet chemical etch resists in creating microstructures on silicon wafers.
The second observation can be quantified as gel fraction, the fraction of crosslinked polymer that does not dissolve in a given solvent.
17) Polymer-solvent interactions in uncrosslinked and crosslinked polymer systems.