Expanded poly(tetrafluoroethylene): from conception to biomedical device

Chandler-Temple, Adrienne F., Wentrup-Byrne, Edeline, & Grondahl, Lisbeth (2008) Expanded poly(tetrafluoroethylene): from conception to biomedical device. Chemistry in Australia, 75(8), pp. 3-6.

Abstract

Poly(tetrafluoroethylene) is ubiquitous in our daily lives. Applications range from non-stick cookware to artificial arteries and from wet weather apparel to high-altitude mountaineering ropes. Its serendipitous discovery is a story worth telling.

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ID Code: 14948
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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ISSN: 0314-4240
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 The Royal Australian Chemical Institute
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Deposited On: 24 Sep 2008 00:00
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 13:04

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