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  • n. The decomposition of a polymer into smaller fragments

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In chem., separation of a more complex molecule into two or more simpler ones which are similar to each other, as the separation of one molecule of trioxymethylene into three of simple formic aldehyde.


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From depolymerize +‎ -ation.


  • I personally think that thermal depolymerization is better but, time will tell.

    Thinking About America

  • Regarding Changing World tech and its thermal depolymerization technology, the underlying technology looks sound.

    I just want to say one word to you -- just one word (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • A strategic plan for secure and sustained energy would have many elements — shifting imports to more stable, friendlier countries, exploiting more domestic resources, pursuing alternative energy sources, and rapidly promoting the use of breakthrough technologies such as the thermal depolymerization process (that can extract crude oil from refuse ranging from old tires to agricultural waste) — but it will require leadership to set goals and coordinate action.

    Gasoline Hysteria, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • A new thermal depolymerization plant in Carthage, MO that converts turkey waste into oil products smells really BAD.

    New energy roundup

  • If you go the thermal depolymerization route, you could convert it into hydrocarbon fuel or monomer feedstock.

    The Speculist: Things are About to get Interesting

  • I'm of the opinion that thermal depolymerization is going to be a great way of eliminating waste-disposal problems at a profit, but it's not going to make any great difference in our energy economy.

    The Speculist: Nano Energy and "the Peak"

  • Using thermal depolymerization to create a carbon neutral cracking cycle of growing feedstock and rendering it into gasoline will be naturally subsidized by rising oil prices.

    Wired Top Stories

  • Castoldi M, Popov AV (2003) Purification of brain tubulin through two cycles of polymerization-depolymerization in a high-molarity buffer.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • Other activities of specialized kinesin-like proteins, such as microtubule depolymerization by proteins of the kinesin 13 family, also require ATP hydrolysis

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • The objective of this study was to determine if kinesin-8 motors have the ability to multi-task by both walking towards microtubule plus-ends and by depolymerizing these ends on arrival, which results in length-dependent depolymerization.

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