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Oscillatory gels

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Katarina Novakovic, Dr Anna Isakova



This is the authors' accepted manuscript of a patent published in its final definitive form in 2022. For re-use rights please refer to the publishers terms and conditions.


This invention relates to gels that undergo either oscillatorystepwise expansion or oscillatory expansion and contraction .An oscillatory reaction occurs within the gel , changing theconditions of the gel , and causing the gel to expand andoptionally contract . The gels may be used for oscillatoryrelease of a chemical agent .

Publication metadata

Inventor(s): Novakovic K, Isakova A

Publication type: Patent

Publication status: Published

Year: 2022

Online publication date: 09/09/2021

Acceptance date: 09/09/2021

Country: USA