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  • noun chemistry (in combination) Any of various polymers whose respective monomer is a methyl derivative; Any of various compounds having many methyl groups

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  • Later, in 1920, Rohm returned to the subject of his German doctorate (acrylic chemistry) and developed polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA).

    American Connections

  • Modern Lichtenberg Figures can also be created within solid blocks of acrylic plastic (polymethyl methacrylate or PMMA) using a beam of electrons from a linear electron beam accelerator (or Linac, a type of particle accelerator).

    Lichtenberg Figures

  • Later, in 1920, Rohm returned to the subject of his German doctorate (acrylic chemistry) and developed polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA).

    American Connections

  • Modern Lichtenberg Figures can also be created within solid blocks of acrylic plastic (polymethyl methacrylate or PMMA) using a beam of electrons from a linear electron beam accelerator (or Linac, a type of particle accelerator).

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  • NEW YORK -It's been more than 75 years since rival chemical companies came up with a new generation of clear acrylics known in their world as polymethyl methacrylate.

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  • A layer of polymethyl-methacrylate is then spun-coated onto the nanowires, covering them from top to bottom.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • A layer of polymethyl-methacrylate is then spun-coated onto the nanowires, covering them from top to bottom.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • For example, optical polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) used in light guide plates, white polyester (PET) for reflector film, and sapphire for LED wafer substrates.

    PRWeb - Daily News Feed

  • In the case of soft tissue fillers, Dr. Northington explained that while fillers were first used on targeted lines and creases, today deeper, thicker fillers - such as polylactic acid, calcium hydroxylapatite, polymethyl methacrylate, and hyaluronic acid - can be used in large areas to rebuild the lost volume in the cheek.

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  • A layer of polymethyl-methacrylate is then spun-coated onto the nanowires, covering them from top to bottom.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

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