Molecular level and microstructural characterisation of thermally sensitive chitosan hydrogels
KE Crompton, JS Forsythe, MK Horne, DI Finkelstein, RB Knott
Soft Matter | ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY | Published : 2009
Awarded by ARC
Awarded by AMRF
Awarded by National Science Foundation
The authors would like to thank Ian Harper, and to acknowledge funding from an Australian Postgraduate Award, the CRC for Polymers, ARC project DP0450618 and AMRF grant 04/05-N-02. The authors gratefully acknowledge the support of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, U. S. Department of Commerce, in providing the neutron research facilities used in this work. This work utilised facilities supported in part by the National Science Foundation under Agreement No. DMR-9986442. The authors would like to thank John Barker and Paul Butler for their encouragement and support. The authors are grateful to Jan Ilavsky (APS, ANL, Chicago) for the development of the IRENA software package for data analysis.