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Title: Polymerization in soft nanoconfinement of lamellar and reverse hexagonal mesophases


The polymerization rate decreases in the nanoconfined structure compared to the bulk state due to the segregation effect, which increases the local monomer concentration and enhances the termination reaction.

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  1. Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, USA
  2. Materials Physics & Applications Division, Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
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Soft Matter
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Journal Name: Soft Matter Journal Volume: 15 Journal Issue: 41; Journal ID: ISSN 1744-683X
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
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United Kingdom

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Qavi, Sahar, Bandegi, Alireza, Firestone, Millicent, and Foudazi, Reza. Polymerization in soft nanoconfinement of lamellar and reverse hexagonal mesophases. United Kingdom: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1039/C9SM01565E.
Qavi, Sahar, Bandegi, Alireza, Firestone, Millicent, & Foudazi, Reza. Polymerization in soft nanoconfinement of lamellar and reverse hexagonal mesophases. United Kingdom. doi:10.1039/C9SM01565E.
Qavi, Sahar, Bandegi, Alireza, Firestone, Millicent, and Foudazi, Reza. Wed . "Polymerization in soft nanoconfinement of lamellar and reverse hexagonal mesophases". United Kingdom. doi:10.1039/C9SM01565E.
title = {Polymerization in soft nanoconfinement of lamellar and reverse hexagonal mesophases},
author = {Qavi, Sahar and Bandegi, Alireza and Firestone, Millicent and Foudazi, Reza},
abstractNote = {The polymerization rate decreases in the nanoconfined structure compared to the bulk state due to the segregation effect, which increases the local monomer concentration and enhances the termination reaction.},
doi = {10.1039/C9SM01565E},
journal = {Soft Matter},
number = 41,
volume = 15,
place = {United Kingdom},
year = {2019},
month = {10}

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