Hexadecane in SiO2 Aerogels


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This work deals with the use of positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy (PALS) for the study of hexadecane confined in SiO2 aerogel. The temperature dependencies of the o-Ps lifetime and intensity for this material were compared with values of hexadecane confined in silicagel with a similar average pore size. The results of differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) for both these materials will be discussed.



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Jozef Krištiak, Jan Kuriplach and Pradeep K. Pujari




B. Sláviková et al., "Hexadecane in SiO2 Aerogels", Materials Science Forum, Vol. 733, pp. 107-110, 2013

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November 2012




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