Phase separation and biostability of biomedical polyurethanes: Role of soft segment chemistry

Rebeca Hernandez, Jadwiga Weksler, Ajay Padsalgikar, Lichong Xu, Christopher Siedlecki, James Runt

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abstract

The introduction of PDMS as a soft segment in segmented polyurethanes improves the oxidative stability with respect to PU-PTMO and PU-PC, and results in a three phase microstructural organization, in contrast to the two phases exhibited by PTMO and PCbased PUs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication8th World Biomaterials Congress 2008
Number of pages1
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008
Event8th World Biomaterials Congress 2008, WBC 2008 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: May 28 2008Jun 1 2008

Publication series

Name8th World Biomaterials Congress 2008
Volume2

Other

Other8th World Biomaterials Congress 2008, WBC 2008
CountryNetherlands
CityAmsterdam
Period5/28/086/1/08

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biomaterials

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